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< c‎ | chrono
Defined in header <time.h>
struct timespec;
(since C11)

Structure holding an interval broken down into seconds and nanoseconds.

Member objects

time_t tv_sec whole seconds (valid values are >= 0)
long tv_nsec nanoseconds (valid values are [0, 999999999])


  • C11 standard (ISO/IEC 9899:2011):
  • 7.27.1/3 Components of time (p: 388)

See also

(since C11)
returns the calendar time based on a given time base
calendar time type