GETEGID(P) POSIX Programmer s Manual GETEGID(P)

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NAME getegid - get the effective group ID

SYNOPSIS #include <unistd.h>

gid_t getegid(void);

DESCRIPTION The getegid() function shall return the effective group ID of the call- ing process.

RETURN VALUE The getegid() function shall always be successful and no return value is reserved to indicate an error.

ERRORS No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.





SEE ALSO geteuid() , getgid() , getuid() , setegid() , seteuid() , setgid() , setregid() , setreuid() , setuid() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <sys/types.h>, <unistd.h>

COPYRIGHT Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at .

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