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TIME(3)			 BSD Library Functions Manual		       TIME(3)

NAME
     time -- get time of day

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <time.h>

     time_t
     time(time_t *tloc);

DESCRIPTION
     The time()	function returns the value of time in seconds since 0 hours, 0
     minutes, 0	seconds, January 1, 1970, Coordinated Universal	Time.

     A copy of the time	value may be saved to the area indicated by the
     pointer tloc.  If tloc is a NULL pointer, no value	is stored.

     Upon successful completion, time()	returns	the value of time.  Otherwise
     a value of	((time_t) -1) is returned and the global variable errno	is set
     to	indicate the error.

ERRORS
     The following error codes may be set in errno:

     [EFAULT]		An argument address referenced invalid memory.

SEE ALSO
     gettimeofday(2), ctime(3)

HISTORY
     A time() function appeared	in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.

BSD				 June 4, 1993				   BSD

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