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GETUID(2V)                                                          GETUID(2V)



NAME
       getuid, geteuid - get user identity

SYNOPSIS
       int getuid()

       int geteuid()

SYSTEM V SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;sys/types.h>&gt;

       uid_t getuid()

       uid_t geteuid()

DESCRIPTION
       getuid() returns the real user ID of the current process, geteuid() the
       effective user ID.

       The real user ID identifies the person who is logged in.  The effective
       user  ID  gives  the  process different permissions during execution of
       "set-user-ID" mode processes, which use getuid() to determine the real-
       user-id of the process that invoked them.

SEE ALSO
       getgid(2V), setreuid(2)



                                21 January 1990                     GETUID(2V)