STIMESection: Linux Programmer's Manual (2)
Index Return to Main Contents
NAMEstime - set time
int stime(time_t *t);
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
DESCRIPTIONstime() sets the system's idea of the time and date. Time, pointed to by t, is measured in seconds from 00:00:00 GMT January 1, 1970. stime() may only be executed by the superuser.
RETURN VALUEOn success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.
- Error in getting information from user space.
- The calling process has insufficient privilege. Under Linux the CAP_SYS_TIME privilege is required.
SEE ALSOdate(1), settimeofday(2), capabilities(7)
COLOPHONThis page is part of release 3.22 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.
This document was created by man2html, using the manual pages.
Time: 05:33:05 GMT, December 24, 2015