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stime(2)                         System Calls                         stime(2)



NAME
       stime - set system time and date

SYNOPSIS
       #include <unistd.h>

       int stime(const time_t *tp);

DESCRIPTION
       The  stime() function sets the system's idea of the time and date.  The
       tp argument points to the value of time as  measured  in  seconds  from
       00:00:00 UTC January 1, 1970.

RETURN VALUES
       Upon  successful  completion,  0 is returned. Otherwise, -1 is returned
       and errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS
       The stime() function will fail if:

       EINVAL          The tp argument points to an invalid (negative) value.



       EPERM           The {PRIV_SYS_TIME} privilege is not  asserted  in  the
                       effective set of the calling process.



SEE ALSO
       time(2), privileges(5)



SunOS 5.10                        22 Mar 2004                         stime(2)