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ftime(3C)		 Standard C Library Functions		     ftime(3C)

NAME
       ftime - get date	and time

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<sys/timeb.h>

       int ftime(struct	timeb *tp);

DESCRIPTION
       The  ftime()  function  sets  the time and millitm members of the timeb
       structure pointed to by tp. The structure is defined  in	 <sys/timeb.h>
       and contains the	following members:

       time_t		time;
       unsigned	short	millitm;
       short		timezone;
       short		dstflag;

       The  time and millitm members contain the seconds and milliseconds por-
       tions, respectively, of the current time	in seconds since 00:00:00  UTC
       (Coordinated Universal Time), January 1,	1970.

       The  timezone  member  contains the local time zone. The	dstflag	member
       contains	a flag that, if	non-zero, indicates that Daylight Saving  time
       applies locally during the appropriate part of the year.

       The  contents of	the timezone and dstflag members of tp after a call to
       ftime() are unspecified.

RETURN VALUES
       Upon successful completion, the ftime() function	returns	 0.  Otherwise
       -1 is returned.

ERRORS
       No errors are defined.

USAGE
       For  portability	 to  implementations conforming	to earlier versions of
       this document, time(2) is preferred over	this function.

       The millisecond value usually has a granularity greater than one	due to
       the resolution of the system clock.  Depending on any granularity (par-
       ticularly a granularity of one) renders code non-portable.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface Stability	     |Standard			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       date(1),	   time(2),    ctime(3C),    gettimeofday(3C),	  timezone(4),
       attributes(5), standards(5)

SunOS 5.10			  24 Jul 2002			     ftime(3C)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUES | ERRORS | USAGE | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO

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