UTIME(3) Library Routines UTIME(3)
utime - set file times
int utime (const char *file, const struct utimbuf *timep);
The utime function sets the access and modification times of the named
file from the structures in the argument array timep.
If the times are specified (the timep argument is non-NULL) the caller
must be the owner of the file or be the super-user.
If the times are not specified (the timep argument is NULL) the caller
must be the owner of the file, have permission to write the file, or be
The utime function may fail and set errno for any of the errors speci-
fied for the library function utimes(2).
The restrictions on ownership listed above are not enforced under GNO
since there is no concept of file ownership.
A utime function appeared in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.
With the exception of the items listed under BUGS, the utime function
conforms to POSIX 1003.1-88.
GNO 6 January 1997 UTIME(3)
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