Mktime Function

  • It is used for returning the broken down time in the form of calendar time .
  • Pointer to a structure tm that contains a calendar time broken down into its components .


  • Syntax:

      time_t mktime(struct tm *time);
    
    

    Example:

     #include <time.h>
    
      #include <stdio.h>
    
    
    
      int main()
    
      {
    
        struct tm p;
    
        time_t time_of_day;
    
    
    
        p.tm_year = 2005-1900;
    
        p.tm_mon = 0;
    
        p.tm_mday = 3;
    
        p.tm_hour = 0;  /* hour, min, seconds have no effect */
    
        p.tm_min = 0;   /* as long as they don't cause a */
    
        p.tm_sec = 1;   /* new day to occur */
    
        p.tm_isdst = 0;
    
    
    
        time_of_day = mktime(&p);
    
        printf(ctime(&time_of_day));
    
        return 0;
    
      }   
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