troubleshooting Question

Loop each Second

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Hi

I'm trying to write a piece of code that will loop every second over a defined time range. I know how to get the time in seconds since 1/1/70 from the help pages but I dont know how to get it to loop every second for say, 5 seconds. If I can get it to print the time every second over 5 seconds I can incorporate it into my main code which will allow a user to ramp the power dissipated in a light bulb over a defined range in a defined time.

Any ideas???

here is the code for displaying the time in seconds since 1/1/70;

#include <time.h>
#include <stdio.h>

void main()
{
time_t ltime;

time( &ltime );
printf( "Time in seconds since UTC 1/1/70:\t%ld\n", ltime );
}


Thanks.
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