TIME(3) NetBSD Library Functions Manual TIME(3)
time -- get time of day
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
#include <time.h> time_t time(time_t *tloc);
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.
The following error codes may be set in errno: [EFAULT] An argument address referenced invalid memory.
The time() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990 (``POSIX.1'').
A time() function appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX. NetBSD 5.1 June 4, 1993 NetBSD 5.1
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