PUTGRENT

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NAME
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NAME

putgrent − write a group database entry to a file

SYNOPSIS

#define _GNU_SOURCE /* See feature_test_macros(7) */
#include <grp.h>

int putgrent(const struct group *grp, FILE *stream);

DESCRIPTION

The putgrent() function is the counterpart for fgetgrent(3). The function writes the content of the provided struct group into the stream. The list of group members must be NULL-terminated or NULL-initialized.

The struct group is defined as follows:

struct group {
char *gr_name; /* group name */
char *gr_passwd; /* group password */
gid_t gr_gid; /* group ID */
char **gr_mem; /* group members */
};

RETURN VALUE

The function returns zero on success, and a nonzero value on error.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

CONFORMING TO

This function is a GNU extension.

SEE ALSO

fgetgrent(3), getgrent(3), group(5)

COLOPHON

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