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STIME(2)                   Linux Programmer's Manual                  STIME(2)



NAME
       stime - set time

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;time.h>&gt;

       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.  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 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
       This  page  is  part of release 3.05 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/.



Linux                             2007-07-26                          STIME(2)