|GETUSERSHELL(3)||Library Functions Manual||GETUSERSHELL(3)|
getusershell() function returns a pointer to a legal user shell as defined by the system manager in the file /etc/shells. If /etc/shells is unreadable or does not exist,
getusershell() behaves as if only /bin/sh, /bin/csh and /bin/ksh were listed in the file.
getusershell() function reads the next
line (opening the file if necessary);
rewinds the file;
endusershell() closes it.
getusershell() returns a null pointer on
getusershell() function appeared in 4.3BSD.
getusershell() function leaves its result in an internal static object and returns a pointer to that object. Subsequent calls to
getusershell() will modify the same object.
|June 5, 2013||OpenBSD-current|