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getpw(3)							      getpw(3)

Name
       getpw - get name from uid

Syntax
       getpw(uid, buf)
       char *buf;

Description
       The routine has been superseded by see

       The  routine  searches  the  password file for the (numerical) uid, and
       fills in buf with the corresponding line; it  returns  nonzero  if  uid
       could not be found.  The line is null terminated.

Diagnostics
       Nonzero return on error.

Files
       /etc/passwd

See Also
       getpwent(3), passwd(5yp)

								      getpw(3)
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