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getpw(3C)		 Standard C Library Functions		     getpw(3C)

NAME
       getpw - get passwd entry	from UID

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<stdlib.h>

       int getpw(uid_t uid, char *buf);

DESCRIPTION
       The  getpw()  function searches the user	data base for a	user id	number
       that equals uid,	copies the line	of the password	file in	which uid  was
       found  into the array pointed to	by buf,	and returns 0. getpw() returns
       non-zero	if uid cannot be found.

USAGE
       This function is	included only for compatibility	with prior systems and
       should  not be used; the	functions described on the getpwnam(3C)	manual
       page should be used instead.

       If the /etc/passwd and the /etc/group files have	a plus	sign  (+)  for
       the  NIS	 entry,	 then  getpwent() and  getgrent() will not return NULL
       when the	end of file is reached.	 See getpwnam(3C).

RETURN VALUES
       The getpw() function returns non-zero on	error.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |MT-Level		     |Safe			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       getpwnam(3C), passwd(4),	attributes(5)

SunOS 5.10			  29 Dec 1996			     getpw(3C)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | USAGE | RETURN VALUES | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO

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