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ftime(3c) [bsd man page]

TIME(3C)																  TIME(3C)

NAME
time, ftime - get date and time SYNOPSIS
long time(0) long time(tloc) long *tloc; #include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/timeb.h> ftime(tp) struct timeb *tp; DESCRIPTION
These interfaces are obsoleted by gettimeofday(2). Time returns the time since 00:00:00 GMT, Jan. 1, 1970, measured in seconds. If tloc is nonnull, the return value is also stored in the place to which tloc points. The ftime entry fills in a structure pointed to by its argument, as defined by <sys/timeb.h>: The structure contains the time since the epoch in seconds, up to 1000 milliseconds of more-precise interval, the local time zone (measured in minutes of time westward from Greenwich), and a flag that, if nonzero, indicates that Daylight Saving time applies locally during the appropriate part of the year. SEE ALSO
date(1), gettimeofday(2), settimeofday(2), ctime(3) 4th Berkeley Distribution May 9, 1985 TIME(3C)

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ftime(2)							System Calls Manual							  ftime(2)

NAME
ftime - get date and time more precisely SYNOPSIS
Remarks This facility is provided for backwards compatibility with Version 7 systems. Either or should be used in new programs. DESCRIPTION
fills in a structure pointed to by its argument, as defined by /* * Structure returned by ftime system call */ struct timeb { time_t time; unsigned short millitm; short timezone; short dstflag; }; The structure contains the time in seconds since 00:00:00 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), January 1, 1970, up to 1000 milliseconds of more-precise interval, the local timezone (measured in minutes of time westward from UTC), and a flag that, if nonzero, indicates that Day- light Saving time applies locally during the appropriate part of the year. Consult gettimeofday(2) for more details on the meaning of the timezone field. can fail for exactly the same reasons as gettimeofday(2). WARNINGS
The millisecond value usually has a granularity greater than one due to the resolution of the system clock. Depending on any granularity (particularly a granularity of one) renders code non-portable. SEE ALSO
date(1), gettimeofday(2), stime(2), time(2), ctime(3C). STANDARDS CONFORMANCE
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