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stime

Section: System Calls (2)
Updated: 22 Mar 2004
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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 calling process.

 

SEE ALSO

time(2), privileges(5)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
SEE ALSO

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