TIME— Time function
Returns the current time encoded as an integer (in the manner of the
time(3) in the C standard library). This value is
suitable for passing to CTIME, GMTIME, and LTIME.
This intrinsic is not fully portable, such as to systems with 32-bit
INTEGER types but supporting times wider than 32 bits. Therefore,
the values returned by this intrinsic might be, or become, negative, or
numerically less than previous values, during a single run of the
See TIME8, for information on a similar intrinsic that might be portable to more GNU Fortran implementations, though to fewer Fortran compilers.
RESULT = TIME()
The return value is a scalar of type
DATE_AND_TIME, CTIME, GMTIME, LTIME, MCLOCK, TIME8