bson_append_timestamp man page

bson_append_timestamp() — This function is not similar in functionality to bson_append_date_time(). Timestamp elements are different in that they include only second precision and an increment field.

Synopsis

bool
bson_append_timestamp (bson_t     *bson,
                       const char *key,
                       int         key_length,
                       uint32_t    timestamp,
                       uint32_t    increment);

Parameters

bson
A bson_t
key
An ASCII C string containing the name of the field.
key_length
The length of key in bytes, or ‐1 to determine the length with strlen(3)
timestamp
A uint32_t.
increment
A uint32_t.

Description

This function is not similar in functionality to bson_append_date_time(3)

They are primarily used for intra‐MongoDB server communication.

The bson_append_timestamp(3) function shall append a new element of type BSON_TYPE_TIMESTAMP.

Returns

true if the operation was applied successfully, otherwise false and bson should be discarded.

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