# `localtime`

`localtime` — transforms Unix time to local time and date in ASCII
format.

## Arguments

`time_t`The
time, usually expressed as the number of seconds from midnight
January 1, 1970 on UNIX systems, though it may differ across
implementations.

## Returns

An instance of the class
`tm`, whose members are as follows:

- .sec
The number of seconds after the minute
(`0` - `59`).

- .min
The number of minutes after the hour
(`0` - `59`).

- .hour
The number of hours past midnight
(`0` - `23`).

- .mday
The day of the month (`1` -
`31`).

- .mon
The number of months since January
(`0` - `11`)

- .year
The number of years since 1900.

- .wday
The number of days since Sunday (`0`
- `6`).

- .yday
The number of days since January 1
(`0` - `365`)

- .isdst
`1` if
daylight saving time is in effect, `0` if
not, and a negative number ifthe information is not available.

## Example

`Gamma> ``pretty_princ ("Local breakout:\t", localtime (1149261975.5000002), "\n");`
Local breakout: {tm (hour . 11) (isdst . 1) (mday . 2) (min . 26)
(mon . 5) (sec . 15) (wday . 5) (yday . 152) (year . 106)}
t
`Gamma> `