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NAME

stime - set time

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Errors
Colophon

SYNOPSIS

#include <time.h>

int stime(time_t *t);

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

stime(): _SVID_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION

stime() sets the system’s idea of the time and date. The time, pointed to by t, is measured in seconds since the Epoch, 1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000 (UTC). stime() may only be executed by the superuser.

RETURN VALUE

On success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

EFAULT Error in getting information from user space.
EPERM The calling process has insufficient privilege. Under Linux the CAP_SYS_TIME privilege is required.

CONFORMING TO

SVr4.

SEE ALSO

date(1), settimeofday(2), capabilities(7)

COLOPHON

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Linux STIME (2) 2010-02-25
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