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package user

import "os/user"

Package user allows user account lookups by name or id.

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cgo_lookup_unix.go getgrouplist_unix.go listgroups_unix.go lookup.go user.go

type Group Uses

type Group struct {
    Gid  string // group ID
    Name string // group name
}

Group represents a grouping of users.

On POSIX systems Gid contains a decimal number representing the group ID.

func LookupGroup Uses

func LookupGroup(name string) (*Group, error)

LookupGroup looks up a group by name. If the group cannot be found, the returned error is of type UnknownGroupError.

func LookupGroupId Uses

func LookupGroupId(gid string) (*Group, error)

LookupGroupId looks up a group by groupid. If the group cannot be found, the returned error is of type UnknownGroupIdError.

type UnknownGroupError Uses

type UnknownGroupError string

UnknownGroupError is returned by LookupGroup when a group cannot be found.

func (UnknownGroupError) Error Uses

func (e UnknownGroupError) Error() string

type UnknownGroupIdError Uses

type UnknownGroupIdError string

UnknownGroupIdError is returned by LookupGroupId when a group cannot be found.

func (UnknownGroupIdError) Error Uses

func (e UnknownGroupIdError) Error() string

type UnknownUserError Uses

type UnknownUserError string

UnknownUserError is returned by Lookup when a user cannot be found.

func (UnknownUserError) Error Uses

func (e UnknownUserError) Error() string

type UnknownUserIdError Uses

type UnknownUserIdError int

UnknownUserIdError is returned by LookupId when a user cannot be found.

func (UnknownUserIdError) Error Uses

func (e UnknownUserIdError) Error() string

type User Uses

type User struct {
    // Uid is the user ID.
    // On POSIX systems, this is a decimal number representing the uid.
    // On Windows, this is a security identifier (SID) in a string format.
    // On Plan 9, this is the contents of /dev/user.
    Uid string
    // Gid is the primary group ID.
    // On POSIX systems, this is a decimal number representing the gid.
    // On Windows, this is a SID in a string format.
    // On Plan 9, this is the contents of /dev/user.
    Gid string
    // Username is the login name.
    Username string
    // Name is the user's real or display name.
    // It might be blank.
    // On POSIX systems, this is the first (or only) entry in the GECOS field
    // list.
    // On Windows, this is the user's display name.
    // On Plan 9, this is the contents of /dev/user.
    Name string
    // HomeDir is the path to the user's home directory (if they have one).
    HomeDir string
}

User represents a user account.

func Current Uses

func Current() (*User, error)

Current returns the current user.

func Lookup Uses

func Lookup(username string) (*User, error)

Lookup looks up a user by username. If the user cannot be found, the returned error is of type UnknownUserError.

func LookupId Uses

func LookupId(uid string) (*User, error)

LookupId looks up a user by userid. If the user cannot be found, the returned error is of type UnknownUserIdError.

func (*User) GroupIds Uses

func (u *User) GroupIds() ([]string, error)

GroupIds returns the list of group IDs that the user is a member of.

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