PROLOG | NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ERRORS | EXAMPLES | APPLICATION USAGE | RATIONALE | FUTURE DIRECTIONS | SEE ALSO | COPYRIGHT

GETPGID(3P)               POSIX Programmer's Manual              GETPGID(3P)

PROLOG         top

       This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer's Manual.  The Linux
       implementation of this interface may differ (consult the
       corresponding Linux manual page for details of Linux behavior), or
       the interface may not be implemented on Linux.

NAME         top

       getpgid — get the process group ID for a process

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <unistd.h>

       pid_t getpgid(pid_t pid);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The getpgid() function shall return the process group ID of the
       process whose process ID is equal to pid.  If pid is equal to 0,
       getpgid() shall return the process group ID of the calling process.

RETURN VALUE         top

       Upon successful completion, getpgid() shall return a process group
       ID. Otherwise, it shall return (pid_t)−1 and set errno to indicate
       the error.

ERRORS         top

       The getpgid() function shall fail if:

       EPERM  The process whose process ID is equal to pid is not in the
              same session as the calling process, and the implementation
              does not allow access to the process group ID of that process
              from the calling process.

       ESRCH  There is no process with a process ID equal to pid.

       The getpgid() function may fail if:

       EINVAL The value of the pid argument is invalid.

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES         top

       None.

APPLICATION USAGE         top

       None.

RATIONALE         top

       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS         top

       None.

SEE ALSO         top

       exec(1p), fork(3p), getpgrp(3p), getpid(3p), getsid(3p), setpgid(3p),
       setsid(3p)

       The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1‐2008, unistd.h(0p)

COPYRIGHT         top

       Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form
       from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information
       Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open
       Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the
       Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open
       Group.  (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1
       applied.) In the event of any discrepancy between this version and
       the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and
       The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original
       Standard can be obtained online at http://www.unix.org/online.html .

       Any typographical or formatting errors that appear in this page are
       most likely to have been introduced during the conversion of the
       source files to man page format. To report such errors, see
       https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/reporting_bugs.html .

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