Re: Getting a list of user group memberships

From: Mike Kent (
Date: 08/14/03

Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 00:24:34 -0400

On Thu, 14 Aug 2003 01:32:04 +0200, Michal Wojciechowski wrote:

> (Xin Li) writes:
>> a similar procedure for linux. I was wondering if there are faster
>> ways of getting the group membership other than reading the entire
>> /etc/group file myself. Thanks in advance for any help rendered.
> You might want to check out initgroups() and getgroups().

Both found by

        apropos groups

at the Linux command line BTW.

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