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getgid32.2

GETGID

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (2)
Updated: 1993-07-23
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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)  

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.21 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ERRORS
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SEE ALSO
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