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Linux 2.6 - man page for stime (linux section 2)

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 mea-
       sured in seconds since the Epoch, 1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000 (UTC).  stime()  may  be  exe-
       cuted only 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 priv-
	      ilege is required.

CONFORMING TO
       SVr4.

SEE ALSO
       date(1), settimeofday(2), capabilities(7)

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.55 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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