GETGID(2) Linux Programmer s Manual GETGID(2)

NAME getgid, getegid - get group identity

SYNOPSIS #include <unistd.h> #include <sys/types.h>

gid_t getgid(void); gid_t getegid(void);

DESCRIPTION getgid() returns the real group ID of the calling process.

getegid() returns the effective group ID of the calling process.

ERRORS These functions are always successful.


SEE ALSO getresgid(2), setgid(2), setregid(2), credentials(7)

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Linux 1993-07-23 GETGID(2)