James Rich wrote:

> Perhaps the first page of the man page for getpwuid would be helpful.
> Apparently SCO has a non standard getpwuid() function.

Or a non-standard getuid() function, as noted at the bottom of the Linux
man page, where getuid() could be returning something like 257000
instead of 1000.  In this case, I think the best solution would be to
use the $HOME and $LOGNAME (or $USER) environment variables rather than
the password database.

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