fgetgrent man page on Manjaro

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   11224 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
Manjaro logo
[printable version]

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

       fgetgrent - get group file entry

       #include <stdio.h>
       #include <sys/types.h>
       #include <grp.h>

       struct group *fgetgrent(FILE *stream);

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

       fgetgrent(): _SVID_SOURCE

       The  fgetgrent()	 function  returns a pointer to a structure containing
       the group information from the file referred to by stream.   The	 first
       time  it	 is  called it returns the first entry; thereafter, it returns
       successive entries.  The file referred to by stream must have the  same
       format as /etc/group (see group(5)).

       The group structure is defined in <grp.h> as follows:

	   struct group {
	       char   *gr_name;	       /* group name */
	       char   *gr_passwd;      /* group password */
	       gid_t   gr_gid;	       /* group ID */
	       char  **gr_mem;	       /* group members */

       The  fgetgrent()	 function  returns  a pointer to a group structure, or
       NULL if there are no more entries or an error occurs.  In the event  of
       an error, errno is set to indicate the cause.

       ENOMEM Insufficient memory to allocate group structure.


       endgrent(3), fgetgrent_r(3), fopen(3), getgrent(3), getgrgid(3), getgrā€
       nam(3), putgrent(3), setgrent(3), group(5)

       This page is part of release 3.65 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
       description  of	the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

GNU				  2013-04-19			  FGETGRENT(3)

List of man pages available for Manjaro

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net