PYTHON posix_getgid

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PHP posix_getgid

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(PHP 4, PHP 5)

posix_getgidReturn the real group ID of the current process


int posix_getgid ( void )

Return the numeric real group ID of the current process.

Return Values

Returns the real group id, as an integer.


Example #1 posix_getgid() example

This example will print out the real group id, even once the effective group id has been changed.

echo 'My real group id is '.posix_getgid(); //20
'My real group id is '.posix_getgid(); //20
echo 'My effective group id is '.posix_getegid(); //40

See Also

  • posix_getgrgid() - Return info about a group by group id for information on how to convert this into a useable group name
  • posix_getegid() - Return the effective group ID of the current process get effective group id.
  • posix_setgid() - Set the GID of the current process change the effective group id
  • POSIX man page GETGID(2)