[colug-432] best ID function

Jeff Frontz jeff.frontz at gmail.com
Mon May 13 12:47:39 EDT 2013

I use "id -un".  Works on linux and MacOS (under ksh).

On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Rick Troth <rmt at casita.net> wrote:

> There must be two dozen ways to extract the username.
> I've coded two or three in the past.  Before I do it again, what would
> y'all recommend?
> In this case, I need the username, not the UID.
> I'm writing a jail that will run another program for which the
> username is one of the arguments.
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