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Time::gmtime cpan:ELIZABETH last updated on 2019-11-10



Time::gmtime - Port of Perl's Time::gmtime


use Time::gmtime;
$gm = gmtime;
printf "The day in Greenwich is %s\n", 
   <Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun>[ $gm.wday ];

use Time::gmtime :FIELDS;
printf "The day in Greenwich is %s\n", 
   <Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun>[ $tm_wday ];

$now = gmctime();

use Time::gmtime;
$date_string = gmctime($file.IO.modified);


This module's default exports a gmtime and gmctime functions. The gmtime function returns a "Time::gmtime" object. This object has methods that return the similarly named structure field name from the C's tm structure from time.h; namely sec, min, hour, mday, mon, year, wday, yday, and isdst.

You may also import all the structure fields directly into your namespace as regular variables using the :FIELDS import tag. (Note that this still exports the functions.) Access these fields as variables named with a preceding tm_. Thus, $group_obj.year corresponds to $tm_year if you import the fields.

The gmctime function provides a way of getting at the scalar sense of the gmtime function in Perl.


Elizabeth Mattijsen [email protected]

Source can be located at: . Comments and Pull Requests are welcome.


Copyright 2018-2019 Elizabeth Mattijsen

Re-imagined from Perl as part of the CPAN Butterfly Plan.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the Artistic License 2.0.