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    geteuid

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    Return the effective numeric user identity of the calling process.

    Installation

    npm install @stdlib/process-geteuid

    Usage

    var geteuid = require( '@stdlib/process-geteuid' );

    geteuid()

    Returns the effective numeric user identity of the calling process.

    var id = geteuid();

    Notes

    • The function only returns an integer user identity on POSIX platforms. For all other platforms (e.g., Windows, browsers, and Android), the function returns null.
    • See geteuid(2).

    Examples

    var geteuid = require( '@stdlib/process-geteuid' );
    
    var uid = geteuid();
    if ( uid === 0 ) {
        console.log( 'Effectively running as root.' );
    } else {
        console.log( 'uid: %d', uid );
    }

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    This package is part of stdlib, a standard library for JavaScript and Node.js, with an emphasis on numerical and scientific computing. The library provides a collection of robust, high performance libraries for mathematics, statistics, streams, utilities, and more.

    For more information on the project, filing bug reports and feature requests, and guidance on how to develop stdlib, see the main project repository.

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    See LICENSE.

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