stime(2)stime(2)NAMEstime() - set time and date
The system call sets the system time and date. tp points to the value
of time as measured in seconds from 00:00:00 on January 1, 1970, Coor‐
dinated Universal Time (UTC).
Some or all of the actions associated with this system call require the
privilege. Processes owned by the superuser will have this privilege.
Processes owned by other users may have this privilege, depending on
system configuration. See privileges(5) for more information about
privileged access on systems that support fine-grained privileges.
returns the following values:
is set to indicate the error.
If fails, is set to one of the following values.
The calling process does not have the
The parameter points to an invalid (negative) time
The parameter is an invalid address.
SEE ALSOdate(1), gettimeofday(2), time(2), privileges(5).