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Linux 2.6 - man page for gettimeofday (linux section 3posix)

GETTIMEOFDAY(P) 		    POSIX Programmer's Manual			  GETTIMEOFDAY(P)

NAME
       gettimeofday - get the date and time

SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/time.h>

       int gettimeofday(struct timeval *restrict tp, void *restrict tzp);

DESCRIPTION
       The  gettimeofday()  function  shall  obtain  the  current  time, expressed as seconds and
       microseconds since the Epoch, and store it in the timeval structure pointed to by tp.  The
       resolution of the system clock is unspecified.

       If tzp is not a null pointer, the behavior is unspecified.

RETURN VALUE
       The  gettimeofday()  function shall return 0 and no value shall be reserved to indicate an
       error.

ERRORS
       No errors are defined.

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       None.

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       None.

SEE ALSO
       ctime() , ftime() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <sys/time.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions of this text are reprinted and	reproduced  in	electronic  form  from	IEEE  Std
       1003.1,	2003  Edition,	Standard  for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System
       Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003  by
       the  Institute  of  Electrical  and  Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the
       event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE  and  The  Open  Group
       Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The orig-
       inal Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

IEEE/The Open Group			       2003				  GETTIMEOFDAY(P)


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