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Set time.

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

NAME stime - set time
SYNOPSIS #include <time.h> int stime(const 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. The time, pointed to by t, is mea‐ sured in seconds since the Epoch, 1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000 (UTC). stime() may be exe‐ cuted only 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.
SEE ALSO date(1), settimeofday(2), capabilities(7)
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Linux 2014-05-10 STIME(2)
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stime(2) referred by capabilities(7) | explain(1) | explain(3) | explain_stime(3) | explain_stime_or_die(3) | rtc(4) | syscalls(2)
refer to capabilities(7) | date(1) | feature_test_macros(7) | gettimeofday(2)