Converts the value returned by
nine-element list with the time corrected for the local time zone.
It's typically used as follows:
All list elements are numeric.
has the range
. The year has had 1,900 subtracted from it.
(You can remember which ones are
-based because those are the ones
you're always using as subscripts into
-based arrays containing
month and day names.)
is omitted, it does
For example, to get the name of the current day of the week:
The Perl library module Time::Local contains a subroutine,
$thisday = (Sun,Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat)[(localtime)];
that can convert in the opposite direction.
In scalar context,
based on the localtime value.