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/* vi: set sw=4 ts=4: */
 * The Rdate command will ask a time server for the RFC 868 time
 * and optionally set the system time.
 * by Sterling Huxley <>
 * Licensed under GPLv2 or later, see file LICENSE in this source tree.
//config:config RDATE
//config:	bool "rdate"
//config:	default y
//config:	help
//config:	  The rdate utility allows you to synchronize the date and time of your
//config:	  system clock with the date and time of a remote networked system using
//config:	  the RFC868 protocol, which is built into the inetd daemon on most
//config:	  systems.


//kbuild:lib-$(CONFIG_RDATE) += rdate.o

//usage:#define rdate_trivial_usage
//usage:       "[-sp] HOST"
//usage:#define rdate_full_usage "\n\n"
//usage:       "Get and possibly set system time from a remote HOST\n"
//usage:     "\n	-s	Set system time (default)"
//usage:     "\n	-p	Print time"

#include "libbb.h"

enum { RFC_868_BIAS = 2208988800UL };

static void socket_timeout(int sig UNUSED_PARAM)
	bb_error_msg_and_die("timeout connecting to time server");

static time_t askremotedate(const char *host)
	uint32_t nett;
	int fd;

	/* Add a timeout for dead or inaccessible servers */
	signal(SIGALRM, socket_timeout);

	fd = create_and_connect_stream_or_die(host, bb_lookup_port("time", "tcp", 37));

	if (safe_read(fd, &nett, 4) != 4)    /* read time from server */
		bb_error_msg_and_die("%s: %s", host, "short read");

	/* Convert from network byte order to local byte order.
	 * RFC 868 time is the number of seconds
	 * since 00:00 (midnight) 1 January 1900 GMT
	 * the RFC 868 time 2,208,988,800 corresponds to 00:00  1 Jan 1970 GMT
	 * Subtract the RFC 868 time to get Linux epoch.

	return ntohl(nett) - RFC_868_BIAS;

int rdate_main(int argc, char **argv) MAIN_EXTERNALLY_VISIBLE;
int rdate_main(int argc UNUSED_PARAM, char **argv)
	time_t remote_time;
	unsigned flags;

	opt_complementary = "-1";
	flags = getopt32(argv, "sp");

	remote_time = askremotedate(argv[optind]);

	if (!(flags & 2)) { /* no -p (-s may be present) */
		time_t current_time;

		if (current_time == remote_time)
			bb_error_msg("current time matches remote time");
			if (stime(&remote_time) < 0)
				bb_perror_msg_and_die("can't set time of day");

	if (flags != 1) /* not lone -s */
		printf("%s", ctime(&remote_time));