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MEMBERS

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NAME

members - outputs members of a group  

SYNOPSIS

members groupname  

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the members commands. This manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution.

members is a program that sends a space-separated list of secondary member names to its standard output.  

OPTIONS

The programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
-a, --all
Show all group members on one line. This is the default.
-p, --primary
Show only primary group members.
-s, --secondary
Show only secondary group members.
-t, --two-lines
Send two lines to standard output. First line is primary members, second line is secondary members. NOTE: This always displays two lines, even if there are no members at all.
-h, --help
Show summary of options.
 

DIAGNOSTICS

Exit status is 0 (i.e. "success") if the group was found, and 1 (i.e., "failure") if the group was not found.

Technically, the exit status hinges on the output of getgrnam(3) as follows: if getgrnam(3) returns a null pointer, the exit status is 1, and 0 otherwise.  

BUGS

I don't know of any! If you find one, please let me know!  

SEE ALSO

groups(1)  

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Jim Lynch <jim@laney.edu>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
DIAGNOSTICS
BUGS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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