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SETGROUPS(2)              OpenBSD Programmer's Manual             SETGROUPS(2)

     setgroups - set group access list

     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <unistd.h>

     setgroups(int ngroups, const gid_t *gidset);

     setgroups() sets the group access list of the current user process ac-
     cording to the array gidset. The parameter ngroups indicates the number
     of entries in the array and must be no more than {NGROUPS_MAX}.

     Only the super-user may set new groups.

     A 0 value is returned on success, -1 on error, with an error code stored
     in errno.

     The setgroups() call will fail if:

     [EINVAL]      The value of ngroups is greater than {NGROUPS_MAX}.

     [EPERM]       The caller is not the super-user.

     [EFAULT]      The address specified for gidset is outside the process ad-
                   dress space.

     getgroups(2),  initgroups(3)

     The setgroups() function call appeared in 4.2BSD.

OpenBSD 2.6                     April 16, 1994                               1

Source: OpenBSD 2.6 man pages. Copyright: Portions are copyrighted by BERKELEY
SOFTWARE DESIGN, INC., The Regents of the University of California, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Free Software Foundation, FreeBSD Inc., and others.

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