Java .lastModified format
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I am trying to implement a (date,time) check using the ".lastModified" field of a Java file object.
However, I am do not understand the format of the answer:
>> FileObj = java.io.File(getenv('WINDIR'));
>> FileObj.lastModified ans = 1.498033301774000e+12
Are these the milliseconds elapsed since 01.Jan.1970? If so the following code should provide today's date (04.Aug.2017):
>> secs = FileObj.lastModified/1000;
>> [today.y,today.m,today.d,today.h,today.mi,today.s] = datevec(datenum([1970 1 1 0 0 secs]));
Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
Sindhu Yerragunta on 7 Aug 2017
Edited: Sindhu Yerragunta on 7 Aug 2017
Please refer the following Java documentation
The returned milliseconds from lastModified are measured since the epoch (00:00:00 GMT, January 1, 1970). So you need to add GMT difference of your country to the hour argument of 'datenum' function.
For example, for India the time is GMT+5.30, so you need to add an offset of 5 hours 30 minutes.
[today.y,today.m,today.d,today.h,today.mi,today.s] = datevec(datenum([1970 1 1 5 30 secs]));
Hope this answers your query.