gtime, ltime

Global and local time

gtime

UTC equivalent of local timestamp

Syntax: gtime ts, gtime[ts]

Where ts is a datetime/timestamp, returns the UTC datetime/timestamp.

q).z.p
2009.10.20D10:52:17.782138000
q)gtime .z.P                      / same timezone as .z.p
2009.10.20D10:52:17.783660000

ltime

Local equivalent of UTC timestamp

Syntax: ltime ts, ltime[ts]

Wwhere ts is a datetime/timestamp, returns the local datetime/timestamp.

q).z.P
2009.11.05D15:21:10.040666000
q)ltime .z.p                  / same timezone as .z.P
2009.11.05D15:21:10.043235000

System clocks

UTC and local datetime/timestamps are available as

scope datetime timestamp
UTC .z.z .z.p
local .z.Z .z.P

Basics: Environment