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clock_getcpuclockid — access a process CPU-time clock (ADVANCED
int clock_getcpuclockid(pid_t pid, clockid_t *clock_id);
The clock_getcpuclockid() function shall return the clock ID of the
CPU-time clock of the process specified by pid. If the process
described by pid exists and the calling process has permission, the
clock ID of this clock shall be returned in clock_id.
If pid is zero, the clock_getcpuclockid() function
shall return the clock ID of the CPU-time clock of the process making the
call, in clock_id.
The conditions under which one process has permission to obtain
the CPU-time clock ID of other processes are implementation-defined.
Upon successful completion, clock_getcpuclockid() shall return zero;
otherwise, an error number shall be returned to indicate the error.
The clock_getcpuclockid() function shall fail if:
- The requesting process does not have permission to access the CPU-time
clock for the process.
The clock_getcpuclockid() function may fail if:
- No process can be found corresponding to the process specified by
The following sections are informative.
The clock_getcpuclockid() function is part of the Process CPU-Time Clocks
option and need not be provided on all implementations.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1‐2017,
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE
Std 1003.1-2017, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating
System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, 2018
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