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Old 12-29-2010, 04:44 AM   #1
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[kernel Programming] Convert timespec to Datetime

Hi people,

i have a little question!!

i'm changing some syscalls functions into kernel
So i'm doing this :
  struct inode * inode;
  struct dentry * dentry;
  dentry = path.dentry;
  inode = dentry->d_inode;

  printk( "Date %i \n", inode->i_atime );

But i have a output like this : Date 1293619251

How can i convert inode->i_atime into D:M:Y h:m Format?? or just simply D:M:Y

Old 12-30-2010, 09:41 AM   #2
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That's what is called a timestamp - it's the number of seconds since the midnight on the 1st January 1970.

You can use the ctime function in time.h to convert it to a char* array, which can be manipulated into the format you want


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