Name

clockadd — adjust the local UNIX clock, once

Synopsis

clockadd

Description

clockadd reads a TAI64NA time adjustment. It then adds that adjustment to the local UNIX clock.

The adjustment must be a single 16-byte packet.

clockadd must be run by root.

History

clockadd was originally part of Daniel J. Bernstein's clockspeed toolset in 1998.

Author

Original code and documentation by Daniel J. Bernstein. Documentation modernizations by Jonathan de Boyne Pollard.