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Unix Version 7 - man page for getpw (v7 section 3)

GETPW(3)			     Library Functions Manual				 GETPW(3)

NAME
       getpw - get name from UID

SYNOPSIS
       getpw(uid, buf)
       char *buf;

DESCRIPTION
       Getpw searches the password file for the (numerical) uid, and fills in buf with the corre-
       sponding line; it returns non-zero if uid could not be found.   The  line  is  null-termi-
       nated.

FILES
       /etc/passwd

SEE ALSO
       getpwent(3), passwd(5)

DIAGNOSTICS
       Non-zero return on error.

					    deprecated					 GETPW(3)


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