DMI_GET_DATE(9) Firmware Interfaces DMI_GET_DATE(9)

NAME dmi_get_date - parse a DMI date

SYNOPSIS bool dmi_get_date(int field, int * yearp, int * monthp, int * dayp);

ARGUMENTS field data index (see enum dmi_field)

yearp optional out parameter for the year

monthp optional out parameter for the month

dayp optional out parameter for the day

DESCRIPTION The date field is assumed to be in the form resembling [mm[/dd]]/yy[yy] and the result is stored in the out parameters any or all of which can be omitted.

If the field doesn´t exist, all out parameters are set to zero and false is returned. Otherwise, true is returned with any invalid part of date set to zero.

On return, year, month and day are guaranteed to be in the range of [0,9999], [0,12] and [0,31] respectively.

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. May 2011 DMI_GET_DATE(9)