sd_get_seats(3) — Linux manual page


SD_GET_SEATS(3)               sd_get_seats               SD_GET_SEATS(3)

NAME         top

       sd_get_seats, sd_get_sessions, sd_get_uids, sd_get_machine_names
       - Determine available seats, sessions, logged in users and
       virtual machines/containers

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <systemd/sd-login.h>

       int sd_get_seats(char ***seats);

       int sd_get_sessions(char ***sessions);

       int sd_get_uids(uid_t **users);

       int sd_get_machine_names(char ***machines);

DESCRIPTION         top

       sd_get_seats() may be used to determine all currently available
       local seats. Returns the number of seat identifiers and if the
       input pointer is non-NULL, a NULL-terminated array of seat
       identifiers is stored at the address. The returned array and all
       strings it references need to be freed with the libc free(3) call
       after use. Note that instead of an empty array NULL may be
       returned and should be considered equivalent to an empty array.

       Similarly, sd_get_sessions() may be used to determine all current
       login sessions.

       Similarly, sd_get_uids() may be used to determine all Unix users
       who currently have login sessions.

       Similarly, sd_get_machine_names() may be used to determine all
       current virtual machines and containers on the system.

       Note that the returned lists are not sorted and in an undefined

RETURN VALUE         top

       On success, sd_get_seats(), sd_get_sessions(), sd_get_uids() and
       sd_get_machine_names() return the number of entries in the
       arrays. On failure, these calls return a negative errno-style
       error code.

       Returned errors may indicate the following problems:

           Memory allocation failed.

NOTES         top

       These APIs are implemented as a shared library, which can be
       compiled and linked to with the libsystemd pkg-config(1) file.

SEE ALSO         top

       systemd(1), sd-login(3), sd_session_get_seat(3)

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