Visit The New, Modern Unix Linux Community

Linux and UNIX Man Pages

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #120
Difficulty: Easy
The UNIX certification mark is commercially licensed by AT&T.
True or False?
Linux & Unix Commands - Search Man Pages

tcgetsid(3c) [sunos man page]

tcgetsid(3C)						   Standard C Library Functions 					      tcgetsid(3C)

NAME
tcgetsid - get process group ID for session leader for controlling terminal SYNOPSIS
#include <termios.h> pid_t tcgetsid(int fildes); DESCRIPTION
The tcgetsid() function obtains the process group ID of the session for which the terminal specified by fildes is the controlling terminal. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, tcgetsid() returns the process group ID associated with the terminal. Otherwise, a value of (pid_t)-1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
The tcgetsid() function will fail if: EACCES The fildes argument is not associated with a controlling terminal. EBADF The fildes argument is not a valid file descriptor. ENOTTY The file associated with fildes is not a terminal. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
attributes(5), standards(5), termio(7I) SunOS 5.10 14 Aug 2002 tcgetsid(3C)

Check Out this Related Man Page

tcgetsid(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 					       tcgetsid(3)

NAME
tcgetsid -- get the process group ID for the session leader for the controlling terminal SYNOPSIS
#include <termios.h> pid_t tcgetsid(int fildes); DESCRIPTION
The tcgetsid() function obtains the process group ID of the session for which the terminal specified by fildes is the controlling terminal. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, tcgetsid() returns the process group ID associated with the terminal. Otherwise, a value of (pid_t)-1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error. ERRORS
The tcgetsid() function will fail if: [EACCES] The fildes argument is not associated with a controlling terminal. [EBADF] The fildes argument is not a valid file descriptor. [ENOTTY] The file associated with fildes is not a terminal. SEE ALSO
getsid(2), setpgid(2), setsid(2), tcgetpgrp(3), termios(4) STANDARDS
The tcgetsid() function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1''). BSD
December 20, 2003 BSD

4 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Start process in shellscript at other terminal

A programming running in tty0 crashes. In a second terminal I kill all the processes. Can i start the program again from this terminal? Yes, I can, but it starts in tty1, and when i close the terminal, the program closes. Now I want to start the program from tty1 in tty0, so i can close... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: benschell
4 Replies

2. Programming

controlling terminal

What is controlling terminal in the case of daemon process? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Madhu Babu
2 Replies

3. Programming

How to read terminal attributes using ioctl()

I want to get the terminal attributes such as , terminal width terminal height current cursor position Can I use ioctl function. Please help me how to use this function to get these details.. If possible please explain with a sample code. I'm very new to UNIX progrmming.... Thanks... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Sreejesh.S
1 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

A terminal controlling a terminal...

Hi all... Consider me a dummy here... I do not want any code or for anyone to show me how to do it at this time, but here is the question:- I have had this brainstorm to be able to control the AudioScope.sh program in the "Shell Scripting And Programming" forum... Is it possible, by... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: wisecracker
4 Replies

Featured Tech Videos