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)


March 22, 2004 STIME(2)