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logname(1)                       User Commands                      logname(1)



NAME
       logname - return user's login name

SYNOPSIS
       logname

DESCRIPTION
       The  logname  utility will write the user's login name to standard out-
       put. The login name is the string that would be returned by the  getlo-
       gin(3C)  function.  Under  the  conditions where getlogin() would fail,
       logname will write a diagnostic message to standard error and exit with
       a non-zero exit status.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       See  environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables
       that affect the execution of logname: LANG, LC_ALL,  LC_CTYPE,  LC_MES-
       SAGES, and NLSPATH.

EXIT STATUS
       The following error values are returned:

       0                       Successful completion.



       >>0                      An error occurred.



FILES
       /etc/profile            environment for user at login time



       /var/adm/utmpx          user and accounting information



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       tab()     allbox;     cw(2.750000i)|    cw(2.750000i)    lw(2.750000i)|
       lw(2.750000i).   ATTRIBUTE  TYPEATTRIBUTE   VALUE   AvailabilitySUNWesu
       Interface StabilityStandard


SEE ALSO
       env(1),  login(1),  getlogin(3C),  utmpx(4), attributes(5), environ(5),
       standards(5)



SunOS 5.10                        3 Nov 2000                        logname(1)