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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for stime (opensolaris section 2)

stime(2)				   System Calls 				 stime(2)

NAME
       stime - set system time and date

SYNOPSIS
       #include <unistd.h>

       int stime(const time_t *tp);

DESCRIPTION
       The  stime() function sets the system's idea of the time and date.  The tp argument points
       to the value of time as measured in seconds from 00:00:00 UTC January 1, 1970.

RETURN VALUES
       Upon successful completion, 0 is returned. Otherwise, -1 is returned and errno is  set  to
       indicate the error.

ERRORS
       The stime() function will fail if:

       EINVAL	 The tp argument points to an invalid (negative) value.

       EPERM	 The  {PRIV_SYS_TIME} privilege is not asserted in the effective set of the call-
		 ing process.

SEE ALSO
       time(2), privileges(5)

SunOS 5.11				   22 Mar 2004					 stime(2)


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