timegm, timelocal - inverses of gmtime and localtime


   #include <time.h>

   time_t timelocal(struct tm *tm);

   time_t timegm(struct tm *tm);

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

   timelocal(), timegm():
       Since glibc 2.19:
       Glibc 2.19 and earlier:
           _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE


   The functions timelocal() and timegm() are the inverses of localtime(3)
   and gmtime(3).  Both functions take a broken-down time and  convert  it
   to  calendar  time (seconds since the Epoch, 1970-01-01 00:00:00 +0000,
   UTC).  The difference between the two  functions  is  that  timelocal()
   takes  the local timezone into account when doing the conversion, while
   timegm() takes the input value to be Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).


   On success, these functions return the calendar time (seconds since the
   Epoch), expressed as a value of type time_t.  On error, they return the
   value (time_t) -1 and set errno to indicate the cause of the error.


          The result cannot be represented.


   For  an  explanation  of  the  terms  used   in   this   section,   see

   │InterfaceAttributeValue              │
   │timelocal(), timegm() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe env locale │


   These functions are nonstandard GNU extensions that are also present on
   the BSDs.  Avoid their use.


   The timelocal() function is equivalent to the POSIX  standard  function
   mktime(3).  There is no reason to ever use it.


   gmtime(3), localtime(3), mktime(3), tzset(3)


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