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gettimeofday - Get current time

gettimeofday( [bool$as_float = false] ): array|float

This is an interface to gettimeofday(2). It returns an associative array containing the data returned from the system call.



When set to true, a float instead of an array is returned.

Return Values

By default an array is returned. If as_float is set, then a float is returned.

Array keys:

"sec" - seconds since the Unix Epoch

"usec" - microseconds

"minuteswest" - minutes west of Greenwich

"dsttime" - type of dst correction

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