FDATE — Get the current time as a string
FDATE(DATE)returns the current date (using the same format as CTIME) in DATE. It is equivalent to
CALL CTIME(DATE, TIME()).
This intrinsic is provided in both subroutine and function forms; however, only one form can be used in any given program unit.
DATE = FDATE().
DATE The type shall be of type
CHARACTERof the default kind. It is an
INTENT(OUT)argument. If the length of this variable is too short for the date and time string to fit completely, it will be blank on procedure return.
- Return value:
The current date and time as a string.
program test_fdate integer(8) :: i, j character(len=30) :: date call fdate(date) print *, 'Program started on ', date do i = 1, 100000000 ! Just a delay j = i * i - i end do call fdate(date) print *, 'Program ended on ', date end program test_fdate
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