The ctime() function is define in the time.h header file. The ctime() function returns the string representing the localtime based on the argument timer.
char *ctime(const time_t *timer)
Parameters: This function accepts single parameter time_ptr. It is used to set time_t object that contains a time value.
Return Value: This function returns a string that contains the date and time which is in human readable form.
Www Mmm dd hh:mm:ss yyyy
Note: The description of results are given below:
- Www: Day of week.
- Mmm: Month name.
- dd : Day of month.
- hh : Hour digit.
- mm : Minute digit.
- ss : Second digit.
- yyyy : Year digit.
Current time = Fri Sep 28 08:13:09 2018
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