Getting "absolute" time in Linux
The 'time' function gives you the system's best estimate of the number
of seconds since the epoch. If that's what you want, that's the
function that gives it to you.
I don't know what you mean by regardless of kernel clock restets via
'settimeofday'. Presumably, if someone called 'gettimeofday', it was
because they had reason to believe it would improve the kernel's
estimate of the time since the epoch. If not, why would they have