user

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Published: Oct 8, 2015 License: BSD-3-Clause Imports: 6 Imported by: 0

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Package user allows user account lookups by name or id.

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type UnknownUserError

type UnknownUserError string

UnknownUserError is returned by Lookup when a user cannot be found.

func (UnknownUserError) Error

func (e UnknownUserError) Error() string

type UnknownUserIdError

type UnknownUserIdError int

UnknownUserIdError is returned by LookupId when a user cannot be found.

func (UnknownUserIdError) Error

func (e UnknownUserIdError) Error() string

type User

type User struct {
	Uid      string // user id
	Gid      string // primary group id
	Username string
	Name     string
	HomeDir  string
}

User represents a user account.

On posix systems Uid and Gid contain a decimal number representing uid and gid. On windows Uid and Gid contain security identifier (SID) in a string format. On Plan 9, Uid, Gid, Username, and Name will be the contents of /dev/user.

func Current

func Current() (*User, error)

Current returns the current user.

func Lookup

func Lookup(username string) (*User, error)

Lookup looks up a user by username. If the user cannot be found, the returned error is of type UnknownUserError.

func LookupId

func LookupId(uid string) (*User, error)

LookupId looks up a user by userid. If the user cannot be found, the returned error is of type UnknownUserIdError.

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