getuid, getgid - get user or group ID of the caller
integer function getuid()
integer function getgid()
These functions return the real user or group ID of the user of the process.
SEE ALSO getuid(2)4.2 Berkeley Distribution May 15, 1985 GETUID(3F)
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getuid, geteuid - get user identity
getuid() returns the real user ID of the calling process.
geteuid() returns the effective user ID of the calling process.
These functions are always successful.
In UNIX V6 the getuid() call returned (euid << 8) + uid. UNIX V7 introduced separate calls getuid() and geteuid().
The original Linux getuid() and geteuid() system calls supported only 16-bit user IDs. Subsequently, Linux 2.4 added getuid32() and
geteuid32(), supporting 32-bit IDs. The glibc getuid() and geteuid() wrapper functions transparently deal with the variations across ker-
SEE ALSO getresuid(2), setreuid(2), setuid(2), credentials(7)COLOPHON
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