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Function duration_from_string

boost::posix_time::duration_from_string — Creates a time_duration object from a delimited string.


// In header: <boost/date_time/posix_time/time_parsers.hpp>

time_duration duration_from_string(const std::string & s);


Expected format for string is "[-]h[h][:mm][:ss][.fff]". A negative duration will be created if the first character in string is a '-', all other '-' will be treated as delimiters. Accepted delimiters are "-:,.".