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Re: what is $uid and $gid?

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Apr 22, 2003 at 03:32 UTC ( #252185=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to what is $uid and $gid?

The uid is the user id number, gid the group id number. Those are unique numbers associated with the user and group names in /etc/passwd and /etc/groups.

See getpwent and friends for how to deal with those properly in perl.

After Compline,
Zaxo


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