Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (2)
stime - set time
int stime(const time_t *t);
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see
Since glibc 2.19:
Glibc 2.19 and earlier:
This function is deprecated;
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).
may be executed only by the superuser.
On success, zero is returned.
On error, -1 is returned, and
is set appropriately.
Error in getting information from user space.
The calling process has insufficient privilege.
Under Linux, the
privilege is required.
Starting with glibc 2.31,
this function is no longer available to newly linked applications
and is no longer declared in
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