NAMEgetresuid, getresgid - get real, effective and saved user/group IDs
SYNOPSIS#define _GNU_SOURCE #include <unistd.h> int getresuid(uid_t *ruid, uid_t *euid, uid_t *suid); int getresgid(gid_t *rgid, gid_t *egid, gid_t *sgid);
DESCRIPTIONgetresuid() returns the real UID, the effective UID, and the saved set- user-ID of the calling process, in the arguments ruid, euid, and suid, respectively. getresgid() performs the analogous task for the process's group IDs.
RETURN VALUEOn success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.
ERRORSEFAULT One of the arguments specified an address outside the calling program's address space.
VERSIONSThese system calls appeared on Linux starting with kernel 2.1.44. The prototypes are given by glibc since version 2.3.2, provided _GNU_SOURCE is defined.
CONFORMING TOThese calls are nonstandard; they also appear on HP-UX and some of the BSDs.
SEE ALSOgetuid(2), setresuid(2), setreuid(2), setuid(2), credentials(7), feature_test_macros(7)
COLOPHONThis page is part of release 3.27 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at //www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. GETRESUID(2)