SETRUID(2) System Calls SETRUID(2)
setruid, setrgid - set user and group ID
int setruid (uid_t ruid);
int setrgid (gid_t rgid);
The setruid function sets the real user ID of the current process.
The setrgid function sets the real group ID of the current process.
Upon success, these functions return 0; otherwise -1 is returned.
If the user is not the super user, or the uid specified is not the real
or effective ID, these functions return -1.
The use of these calls is not portable. Their use is discouraged; they
will be removed in the future.
setuid(2), setgid(2), seteuid(2), setegid(2), getuid(2), getgid(2)
The setruid and setrgid syscalls appeared in 4.2 BSD and were dropped
GNO 19 January 1997 SETRUID(2)
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