GETRESUID

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO

NAME

getresuid, getresgid − get real, effective and saved user or group ID

SYNOPSIS

#define _GNU_SOURCE
#include <unistd.h>

int getresuid(uid_t *ruid, uid_t *euid, uid_t *suid);
int getresgid(gid_t *
rgid, gid_t *egid, gid_t *sgid);

DESCRIPTION

getresuid and getresgid (both introduced in Linux 2.1.44) get the real, effective and saved user ID’s (resp. group ID’s) of the current process.

RETURN VALUE

On success, zero is returned. On error, −1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

EFAULT

One of the arguments specified an address outside the calling program’s address space.

CONFORMING TO

This call is Linux-specific. The prototype is given by glibc since version 2.3.2 provided _GNU_SOURCE is defined.

SEE ALSO

getuid(2), setuid(2), setreuid(2), setresuid(2)






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