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nemesdani's scratchpad

by nemesdani (Friar)
on Feb 09, 2012 at 14:47 UTC ( #952740=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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