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.

CONFORMING TO POSIX.1-2001, 4.3BSD.

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

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Linux 1993-07-23 GETGID(2)