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getting the seconds

getting the seconds

getting the seconds


I would like to store the actual seconds into a an integer variable. I mean if now is 15:14:32, my integer variable should contain 32.

How can I do it?


RE: getting the seconds



#include <time.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int main(void)
  time_t now=time(NULL);
  int sec=now%60;
  printf("Current seconds : %d\n",sec);


#include <time.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int main(void)
  time_t now=time(NULL);
  struct tm *nows=localtime(&now);
  int sec=nows->tm_sec;
  printf("Current seconds : %d\n",sec);


RE: getting the seconds

It's not a standard-compliant solution. The C Standard never defines that time() returns a value in seconds.
That's (one of) a correct solution:


    time_t t = time(0);
    int seconds = gmtime(&t)->tm_sec;

RE: getting the seconds

Some correction to my post above: only the 1st feherke's solution was incorrect. Sorry ;)

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