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GETEUID(3P)			    POSIX Programmer's Manual			      GETEUID(3P)

PROLOG
       This  manual  page  is part of the POSIX Programmer's Manual.  The Linux implementation of
       this interface may differ (consult the corresponding Linux  manual  page  for  details  of
       Linux behavior), or the interface may not be implemented on Linux.

NAME
       geteuid - get the effective user ID

SYNOPSIS
       #include <unistd.h>

       uid_t geteuid(void);

DESCRIPTION
       The geteuid() function shall return the effective user ID of the calling process.

RETURN VALUE
       The geteuid() function shall always be successful and no return value is reserved to indi-
       cate 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(), getgid(), getuid(), setegid(),  seteuid(),  setgid(),  setregid(),  setreuid(),
       setuid(), the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <sys/types.h>, <unistd.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions  of  this  text  are  reprinted  and  reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std
       1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology  --  Portable	Operating  System
       Interface  (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by
       the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and  The  Open  Group.  In  the
       event  of  any  discrepancy  between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group
       Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The orig-
       inal Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

IEEE/The Open Group			       2003				      GETEUID(3P)
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