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by k_manimuthu (Monk)
on May 04, 2007 at 13:25 UTC ( #613566=scratchpad: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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[oiskuu]: ... getlogin refers to tty owner; if you close STDIN, then getlogin returns undef. I get undef in my shell (running under X)
[tye]: Then there is a more persistent big of data similar to getlogin(). I don't believe even daemonizing drops it. So you can tell services that were started at boot time from those started by a person.
[tye]: I'll have to look into that later. getlogin() suites my current needs.

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