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SETGROUPS(2)		  FreeBSD System Calls Manual		  SETGROUPS(2)

NAME
     setgroups -- set group access list

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/param.h>
     #include <unistd.h>

     int
     setgroups(int ngroups, const gid_t	*gidset);

DESCRIPTION
     The setgroups() system call sets the group	access list of the current
     user process according to the array gidset.  The ngroups argument indi-
     cates the number of entries in the	array and must be no more than
     NGROUPS, as defined in <sys/param.h>.

     Only the super-user may set new groups.

RETURN VALUES
     The setgroups() function returns the value	0 if successful; otherwise the
     value -1 is returned and the global variable errno	is set to indicate the
     error.

ERRORS
     The setgroups() system call will fail if:

     [EPERM]		The caller is not the super-user.

     [EINVAL]		The number specified in	the ngroups argument is	larger
			than the NGROUPS limit.

     [EFAULT]		The address specified for gidset is outside the
			process	address	space.

SEE ALSO
     getgroups(2), initgroups(3)

HISTORY
     The setgroups() system call appeared in 4.2BSD.

FreeBSD	9.3			April 16, 1994			   FreeBSD 9.3

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