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time(3f) [bsd man page]

TIME(3F)																  TIME(3F)

NAME
time, ctime, ltime, gmtime - return system time SYNOPSIS
integer function time() character*(*) function ctime (stime) integer stime subroutine ltime (stime, tarray) integer stime, tarray(9) subroutine gmtime (stime, tarray) integer stime, tarray(9) DESCRIPTION
Time returns the time since 00:00:00 GMT, Jan. 1, 1970, measured in seconds. This is the value of the UNIX system clock. Ctime converts a system time to a 24 character ASCII string. The format is described under ctime(3). No 'newline' or NULL will be included. Ltime and gmtime disect a UNIX time into month, day, etc., either for the local time zone or as GMT. The order and meaning of each element returned in tarray is described under ctime(3). FILES
/usr/lib/libU77.a SEE ALSO
ctime(3), itime(3F), idate(3F), fdate(3F) 4.2 Berkeley Distribution May 15, 1985 TIME(3F)

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STIME(2)						     Linux Programmer's Manual							  STIME(2)

NAME
stime - set time SYNOPSIS
#include <time.h> int stime(time_t *t); Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): stime(): _SVID_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
stime() sets the system's idea of the time and date. The time, pointed to by t, is measured in seconds since the Epoch, 1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000 (UTC). stime() may only be executed by the superuser. RETURN VALUE
On success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately. ERRORS
EFAULT Error in getting information from user space. EPERM The calling process has insufficient privilege. Under Linux the CAP_SYS_TIME privilege is required. CONFORMING TO
SVr4. SEE ALSO
date(1), settimeofday(2), capabilities(7) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.27 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. Linux 2010-02-25 STIME(2)

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