standards/107561: Missing SUS function tcgetsid()
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Sun Jan 7 12:39:02 PST 2007
Jukka Ukkonen wrote:
> This is SUS compatibility only.
> This was not strictly required by POSIX at the time it was implemented
> for SUS, but since SUS clearly is a major driver in the POSIX activities,
> tcgetsid() might be an obvious future extension to POSIX anyhow.
> And furthermore there is no sane reason for sticking to POSIX only,
> if the extension needed to become better compatible with other major
> specifications happens to be this easy.
In fact, tcgetsid() is part of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 a.k.a.
POSIX-2001, which is equivalent to SUSv3.
The proposed implementation looks good to me (we would
also need an appropriate manual page, though).
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