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Old 08-23-2008, 01:58 PM   #1
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Get user LOGNAME from a C++ program?

Is there a way to do this without having it passed as an argument?

What if it the program is running using the SUID bit and I want to know what user called the program rather than the more privileged user the program is running under.
Old 08-23-2008, 02:10 PM   #2
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it even gets the name of the user that logged in, not the name of the user who is running the process!!

exactly what I needed. I just need to learn to phrase my google searches better.


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