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putpwent(3) [linux man page]

PUTPWENT(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual						       PUTPWENT(3)

NAME
putpwent - write a password file entry SYNOPSIS
#include <stdio.h> #include <sys/types.h> #include <pwd.h> int putpwent(const struct passwd *p, FILE *stream); Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): putpwent(): _SVID_SOURCE DESCRIPTION
The putpwent() function writes a password entry from the structure p in the file associated with stream. The passwd structure is defined in <pwd.h> as follows: struct passwd { char *pw_name; /* username */ char *pw_passwd; /* user password */ uid_t pw_uid; /* user ID */ gid_t pw_gid; /* group ID */ char *pw_gecos; /* real name */ char *pw_dir; /* home directory */ char *pw_shell; /* shell program */ }; RETURN VALUE
The putpwent() function returns 0 on success, or -1 if an error occurs. ERRORS
EINVAL Invalid (NULL) argument given. CONFORMING TO
SVr4. SEE ALSO
endpwent(3), fgetpwent(3), getpw(3), getpwent(3), getpwnam(3), getpwuid(3), setpwent(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.27 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/. GNU
2007-07-26 PUTPWENT(3)

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PUTPWENT(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual						       PUTPWENT(3)

NAME
putpwent - write a password file entry SYNOPSIS
#include <pwd.h> #include <stdio.h> #include <sys/types.h> int putpwent(const struct passwd *p, FILE *stream); DESCRIPTION
The putpwent() function writes a password entry from the structure p in the file associated with stream. The passwd structure is defined in <pwd.h> as follows: struct passwd { char *pw_name; /* user name */ char *pw_passwd; /* user password */ uid_t pw_uid; /* user id */ gid_t pw_gid; /* group id */ char *pw_gecos; /* real name */ char *pw_dir; /* home directory */ char *pw_shell; /* shell program */ }; RETURN VALUE
The putpwent() function returns 0 on success, or -1 if an error occurs. ERRORS
EINVAL Invalid (NULL) argument given. CONFORMING TO
SVID 3 SEE ALSO
fgetpwent(3), getpwent(3), setpwent(3), endpwent(3), getpwnam(3), getpwuid(3), getpw(3) GNU
1993-04-09 PUTPWENT(3)

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