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_Date_Time_GetFileTime() is returning UTC?

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to retrieve the "MILLISECONDS" as well I modified some lines from "DATE.AU3".


It's working fine, except that the function seems to return the UTC time stamp of the file checked?



_NowCalc is returning local time (DST is active right now), so a direct "Age Check" against _NowCalc() is not possible.


What's the best / safest approach to convert either UTC to "current local time incuding DST" or vice versa? _Date_Time_GetTimeZoneInformation() ???

#include <Date.au3>



ConsoleWrite('@@ Debug(' & @ScriptLineNumber & ') : $Content = ' & $Content & @CRLF & '>Error code: ' & @error & @CRLF) ;### Debug Console
ConsoleWrite('@@ Debug(' & @ScriptLineNumber & ') : $TS = ' & $TS & @CRLF & '>Error code: ' & @error & @CRLF) ;### Debug Console

Func FileGetTSstringLastModifiedWithMS($_FullFilePathName)
    $h = _WinAPI_CreateFile($_FullFilePathName, 2, 2)
    $aTS = _Date_Time_GetFileTime($h)
    $aDate = _Date_Time_FileTimeToArray($aTS[2])
    If IsArray($aDate) and UBound($aDate) > 6 Then
        Return StringFormat("%04d/%02d/%02d %02d:%02d:%02d.%03d", $aDate[2], $aDate[0], $aDate[1], $aDate[3], $aDate[4], $aDate[5], $aDate[6])
EndFunc   ;==>FileGetTSstringLastModifiedWithMS


_FileGetTime() is not an option, as I need the milliseconds as well, as files may show up within the same second.

<edit> It would be preferred to have a robust solution to use "local time", taking care of DST</edit>

Regards, Rudi.

Edited by rudi

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Wouldn't it be easier to use the _Date_CompareFileTime function?


Compares two file times


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