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STIME

STIME

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (2) Updated: 2010-02-25
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NAME

stime - set time  

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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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
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SEE ALSO
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