stime (2)

NAME

stime - set time

SYNOPSIS

#include <time.h>
int stime(const time_t *t);

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
stime():
Since glibc 2.19:
_DEFAULT_SOURCE
Glibc 2.19 and earlier:
_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 be executed only 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)

Information

Source
Linux kernel
OS/version
Linux
Source updated
March 15, 2016
Page created
February 9, 2018
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December 2, 2018