passwd* g_unix_get_passwd_entry ( const gchar* user_name, GError** error )
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
The username to get the passwd file entry for.
|The data is owned by the caller of the function.|
|The string is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.|
|The return location for a