dpns_getgrpbynam man page

DPNS_GETGRPBYNAM(3)         DPNS Library Functions         DPNS_GETGRPBYNAM(3)

[1mNAME[0m
      dpns_getgrpbynam - get virtual gid associated with a given group name

[1mSYNOPSIS[0m
      [1m#include <sys/types.h>[0m
      [1m#include "dpns_api.h"[0m

      [1mint dpns_getgrpbynam (char *[4m[22mgroupname[24m[1m, gid_t *[4m[22mgid[24m[1m)[0m

[1mDESCRIPTION[0m
      [1mdpns_getgrpbynam  [22mgets  the  virtual  gid associated with a given group
      name.

      [4mgroupname[0m
             specifies the group name.  It must be  at  most  255  characters
             long.

      [4mgid[24m    specifies  the  address of a buffer to receive the Virtual Group
             Id.

[1mRETURN VALUE[0m
      This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful  or  -1  if  the
      operation failed. In the latter case, [1mserrno [22mis set appropriately.

[1mERRORS[0m
      [1mEFAULT       [4m[22mgroupname[24m or [4mgid[24m is a NULL pointer.

      [1mEINVAL       [22mThis group name does not exist in the internal mapping ta-
                   ble or the length of [4mgroupname[24m exceeds 255.

      [1mSENOSHOST    [22mHost unknown.

      [1mSENOSSERV    [22mService unknown.

      [1mSECOMERR     [22mCommunication error.

      [1mENSNACT      [22mName server is not running or is being shutdown.

DPNS                     $Date: 2005/10/19 11:30:57 $      DPNS_GETGRPBYNAM(3)