[colug-432] best ID function
rmt at casita.net
Mon May 13 13:46:40 EDT 2013
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 12:47 PM, Jeff Frontz <jeff.frontz at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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