passwd file entry for the given
This can fail if the given
user_name doesn’t exist.
struct passwd has been allocated using
g_malloc() and should
be freed using g_free(). The strings referenced by the returned struct are
included in the same allocation, so are valid until the
struct passwd is freed.
This function is safe to call from multiple threads concurrently.
You will need to include
pwd.h to get the definition of
Available since: 2.64
The username to get the passwd file entry for.
The data is owned by the caller of the function. The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.
The return location for a recoverable error.
The argument can be
If the return location is not
NULL, then you must initialize it to a
The argument will left initialized to
NULLby the function if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated
GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.