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Re: how to find out USERNAME from a given file?

by AgentM (Curate)
on Apr 22, 2001 at 09:36 UTC ( #74537=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to how to find out USERNAME from a given file?

Use the fourth element in lstat/stat and use getpwuid. The username is the first element returned. Perhaps not overly OS-independent, but it gets the job done under UN*X.
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Re: Re: how to find out USERNAME from a given file?
by slok (Acolyte) on Apr 22, 2001 at 09:54 UTC
    thanks..

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