TCGETSID

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2003-01-30
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NAME

tcgetsid - get session ID  

SYNOPSIS

#include <termios.h>

pid_t tcgetsid(int fd);  

DESCRIPTION

The function tcgetsid() returns the session ID of the current session that has the terminal associated to fd as controlling terminal. This terminal must be the controlling terminal of the calling process.  

RETURN VALUE

When fd refers to the controlling terminal of our session, the function tcgetsid() will return the session ID of this session. Otherwise, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.  

ERRORS

EBADF
fd is not a valid file descriptor.
ENOTTY
The calling process does not have a controlling terminal, or it has one but it is not described by fd.
 

NOTES

This function is implemented via the TIOCGSID ioctl(), present since Linux 2.1.71.  

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001  

SEE ALSO

getsid(2)


 

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