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TIME(2) 							System Calls Manual							   TIME(2)

time, ftime - get date and time SYNOPSIS
long time(0) long time(tloc) long *tloc; #include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/timeb.h> ftime(tp) struct timeb *tp; DESCRIPTION
Time 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 ftime entry fills in a structure pointed to by its argument, as defined by <sys/timeb.h>: The structure contains the time since the epoch in seconds, up to 1000 milliseconds of more-precise interval, the local timezone (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), stime(2), ctime(3) ASSEMBLER
(ftime = 35.) sys ftime; bufptr (time = 13.; obsolete call) sys time (time since 1970 in r0-r1) TIME(2)

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ftime(3C)						   Standard C Library Functions 						 ftime(3C)

ftime - get date and time SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/timeb.h> int ftime(struct timeb *tp); DESCRIPTION
The ftime() function sets the time and millitm members of the timeb structure pointed to by tp. The structure is defined in <sys/timeb.h> and contains the following members: time_t time; unsigned short millitm; short timezone; short dstflag; The time and millitm members contain the seconds and milliseconds portions, respectively, of the current time in seconds since 00:00:00 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), January 1, 1970. The timezone member contains the local time zone. The dstflag member contains a flag that, if non-zero, indicates that Daylight Saving time applies locally during the appropriate part of the year. The contents of the timezone and dstflag members of tp after a call to ftime() are unspecified. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, the ftime() function returns 0. Otherwise -1 is returned. ERRORS
No errors are defined. USAGE
For portability to implementations conforming to earlier versions of this document, time(2) is preferred over this function. The millisecond value usually has a granularity greater than one due to the resolution of the system clock. Depending on any granularity (particularly a granularity of one) renders code non-portable. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
date(1), time(2), ctime(3C), gettimeofday(3C), timezone(4), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.10 24 Jul 2002 ftime(3C)
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