tcgetpgrp()

Get the process group ID associated with a device

Synopsis:

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

pid_t tcgetpgrp( int fildes );

Arguments:

fildes
A file descriptor that's associated with the device whose process group ID you want to get.

Library:

libc

Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.

Description:

The tcgetpgrp() function returns the process group ID of the foreground process that's associated with the device indicated by fildes.

Returns:

The ID of foreground process group. If an error occurs, -1 is returned, and errno is set.

Errors:

EBADF
The argument fildes is invalid.
ENOSYS
The resource manager associated with fildes doesn't support this call.
ENOTTY
The argument fildes isn't associated with a terminal device.

Examples:

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

int main( void )
  {
    printf( "STDIN directs breaks to pgrp %d\n",
        tcgetpgrp( 0 ) );
    return EXIT_SUCCESS;
  }

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1

Safety:  
Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler No
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes

Last modified: 2013-12-23

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