[Baypiggies] Python newgroup quick question/answer?
rich.pixley at palm.com
Thu Oct 15 22:49:19 CEST 2009
Skip python. Just set the sticky bit on the executable script to sgid B.
Glen Jarvis wrote:
> I know.. I know.. RTFM :) I usually do the digging myself. However,
> I'm not finding what I think is probably there.
> My users are in two Linux groups, A and B. The script that I'm writing
> should log them into B (newgrp B from the linux prompt).
> Since Python 'fits your brain,' generally, I would expect something
> like os.newgroup('B'), os.newgrp('B'), or os.logingroup('B'). I'm not
> finding, it, however.
> Anyone know this off the top of their head?
> If there's no library, am I guaranteed to retain the group if I use
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