On 2004-08-10 18:45, Mipam <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Try calling ctime() with the address of tv.tv_sec:
> >
> >         printf("%s\n", ctime(&tv.tv_sec));
> #include <stdio.h>
> #include <sys/time.h>
> int main(void)
> {
> struct timeval tv;
> struct timeval tv_current;
> if (gettimeofday(&tv_current, NULL) == -1)
>    err(1, "Could not get local time of day");
> tv.tv_sec = tv_current.tv_sec-86400;
> printf("%s\n", ctime(&tv.tv_sec));
> return 0;
> }
> Does the job, thanks!
> At compile time i get:
> tijd.c: In function `main':
> tijd.c:11: warning: passing arg 1 of `ctime' from incompatible pointer type

That's because struct timeval's members are `long' not time_t.

    printf("%s\n", ctime((const time_t *) &tv.tv_sec));

Add <err.h> to your includes too and sort them in this order:

    #include <sys/time.h>
    #include <err.h>
    #include <stdio.h>

System headers first, the rest afterwards; each list sorted
alphabetically unless there is a good reason to do otherwise.

This becomes handy when there are long lists of headers as it's easy to
spot and fix duplicate includes :-)

> Only thing left is another format like: 2004 Aug  9 18:44:04
> Any hints?

You'd have to use strftime() and a local buffer for that.


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