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TIME(3F)																  TIME(3F)

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)							System Calls Manual							  stime(2)

stime() - set time and date SYNOPSIS
The system call sets the system time and date. tp points to the value of time as measured in seconds from 00:00:00 on January 1, 1970, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Security Restrictions Some or all of the actions associated with this system call require the privilege. Processes owned by the superuser will have this privi- lege. Processes owned by other users may have this privilege, depending on system configuration. See privileges(5) for more information about privileged access on systems that support fine-grained privileges. RETURN VALUE
returns the following values: Successful completion. Failure. is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
If fails, is set to one of the following values. The calling process does not have the privilege. The parameter points to an invalid (negative) time value. The parameter is an invalid address. SEE ALSO
date(1), gettimeofday(2), time(2), privileges(5). STANDARDS CONFORMANCE
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