getgid (3p)

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NAME

getgid — get the real group ID

SYNOPSIS

#include <unistd.h>
gid_t getgid(void);

DESCRIPTION

The getgid() function shall return the real group ID of the calling process.

RETURN VALUE

The getgid() 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.

EXAMPLES

None.

APPLICATION USAGE

None.

RATIONALE

None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.

SEE ALSO

getegid(), geteuid(), getuid(), setegid(), seteuid(), setgid(), setregid(), setreuid(), setuid()
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1‐2008, <sys_types.h>, <unistd.h>

Information

Source
POSIX
OS/version
IEEE/The Open Group
Source updated
January 1, 2013
Page created
March 3, 2018
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March 4, 2018