NAG Library Chapter Introduction
Date and Time Utilities
Scope of the Chapter
This chapter provides routines to obtain the current real time, and the amount of processor time used.
Background to the Problems
Routines are provided to obtain the current time in two different formats, and to compare two such times.
A routine is provided to return the current amount of processor time used. This allows the timing of a particular routine or section of code.
Recommendations on Choice and Use of Available Routines
returns the current date/time in integer format.
converts from integer to character string date/time.
compares two date/time character strings.
returns the amount of processor time used.
Routines Withdrawn or Scheduled for Withdrawal