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time(3) 						     Library Functions Manual							   time(3)

       time, ftime - get date and time

       #include <time.h>

       time_t time((time_t *)0)

       time_t time(tloc)
       time_t *tloc;

       #include <sys/timeb.h>

       void ftime(tp)
       struct timeb *tp;

       The subroutine 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 entry fills in a structure pointed to by its argument, as defined by <sys/timeb.h>:

       struct timeb
	       time_t	time;
	       unsigned short millitm;
	       short	timezone;
	       short	dstflag;

       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)


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FTIME(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual							  FTIME(3)

ftime - return date and time SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/timeb.h> int ftime(struct timeb *tp); DESCRIPTION
Return current date and time in tp, which is declared as follows: struct timeb { time_t time; unsigned short millitm; short timezone; short dstflag; }; Here time is the number of seconds since the epoch, millitm is the number of milliseconds since time seconds since the epoch, timezone is the local time zone measured in minutes of time west of Greenwich, and dstflag is a flag that, if nonzero, indicates that Daylight Saving time applies locally during the appropriate part of the year. These days the contents of the timezone and dstflag fields are undefined. RETURN VALUE
This function always returns 0. BUGS
This function is obsolete. Don't use it. If the time in seconds suffices, time(2) can be used; gettimeofday(2) gives microseconds; clock_gettime(3) gives nanoseconds but is not yet widely available. Under libc4 and libc5 the millitm field is meaningful. But early glibc2 is buggy and returns 0 there; glibc 2.1.1 is correct again. HISTORY
The ftime() function appeared in 4.2BSD. CONFORMING TO
BSD 4.2, POSIX 1003.1-2001. SEE ALSO
gettimeofday(2), time(2) Linux 2001-12-14 FTIME(3)
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