DIFFTIME(3P) POSIX Programmer's Manual DIFFTIME(3P)PROLOG
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NAMEdifftime - compute the difference between two calendar time values
double difftime(time_t time1, time_t time0);
The difftime() function shall compute the difference between two calen‐
dar times (as returned by time()): time1- time0.
The difftime() function shall return the difference expressed in sec‐
onds as a type double.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
SEE ALSOasctime(), clock(), ctime(), gmtime(), localtime(), mktime(), strf‐
time(), strptime(), time(), utime(), the Base Definitions volume of
IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <time.h>
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form
from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology
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