Alternative to DateTime::diff() method in php 5.2

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Alternative to DateTime::diff() method in php 5.2

Postby jplus2 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:26 pm

Good day everyone, I need some help about this

you see my development environment is php 5.3 while the live one is 5.2
I've been using php DateTime's diff() method,
it worked perfectly on the local until I found out 5.2 didn't support it

here is the error

[php]Fatal error: Call to undefined method DateTime::diff() in /home/solution/public_html/wp-content/themes/J/_includes/_controllers/contr_createshortlist.php on line 195[/php]

is there a work around for this?

all my code does is

get the difference of 2 dates (in yyyy-mm-dd) format

ex.

2010-01-01
2011-03-01

then the difference is 1 year and 2 months (I need the difference of the year and the month)

another ex

2010-01-01
2011-01-01

then the difference is 1 year and 0 months

the day is difference is not important

hope you can help me with this thank you in advance

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