[issue10503] os.getuid() documentation should be clear on what kind of uid it is referring
R. David Murray
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Mon Nov 22 21:17:17 CET 2010
R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> added the comment:
These are wrappers around the posix functions. As such the unix man pages are a better authority than the Python docs :) Still, we could certainly improve the docs.
The getlogin error is probably a miscopy from the man page: the man page on my system shows the example as getpwuid(geteuid()), but it is actually showing a replacement for 'cuserid', not 'getlogin'.
stage: -> needs patch
type: -> behavior
versions: -Python 2.6
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