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Old 02-18-2007, 11:45 PM   #1
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system time since 1970


Hi all,
can anyone tell a file from where i can read the system time
(counts of secs. since 1970)......
the file should be something like /proc/uptime which keeps updating every 1 sec.
 
Old 02-19-2007, 12:16 AM   #2
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Hi.

It's not from a file, but running
Code:
date +%s
should do the trick.

Dave
 
Old 02-19-2007, 12:25 AM   #3
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thanks ilikejam ,
i know this, but is there any such file ?? or can u tell is this funciton gettimeofday() using any file ???
 
Old 02-19-2007, 12:32 AM   #4
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No - there is no such file.

The 32-bit unsigned time value "0" is the "epoch" 12AM Dec 31 1969:

http://www.capmac.org/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?p=3517&
 
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oh....ok... thanks all for the reply...
 
  


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