group_member(3) — Linux manual page


GROUP_MEMBER(3)           Linux Programmer's Manual          GROUP_MEMBER(3)

NAME         top

       group_member - test whether a process is in a group

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <unistd.h>

       int group_member(gid_t gid);

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

       group_member(): _GNU_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION         top

       The group_member() function tests whether any of the caller's
       supplementary group IDs (as returned by getgroups(2)) matches gid.

RETURN VALUE         top

       The group_member() function returns nonzero if any of the caller's
       supplementary group IDs matches gid, and zero otherwise.

CONFORMING TO         top

       This function is a nonstandard GNU extension.

SEE ALSO         top

       getgid(2), getgroups(2), getgrouplist(3), group(5)

COLOPHON         top

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