How to tell if a user is a group member in a script?
Kevin P. Fleming
kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Oct 20 15:16:54 PDT 2004
Matthew Burgess wrote:
> I can cheat :) You said you didn't want to parse /etc/group. How about
> parsing /etc/passwd instead then to get a list of users :) You can then
> loop over that list and run 'groups' on them :)
Well, I already know the username, so using 'groups' is just fine, I can
then use grep or something to see if the desired group name is in the list.
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