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8.217 SECOND — CPU time function

Description:
Returns a REAL(4) value representing the elapsed CPU time in seconds. This provides the same functionality as the standard CPU_TIME intrinsic, and is only included for backwards compatibility.

This intrinsic is provided in both subroutine and function forms; however, only one form can be used in any given program unit.

Standard:
GNU extension
Class:
Subroutine, function
Syntax:

CALL SECOND(TIME)
TIME = SECOND()

Arguments:

TIME Shall be of type REAL(4).

Return value:
In either syntax, TIME is set to the process's current runtime in seconds.
See also:
CPU_TIME