|| POSIX Programmer's Manual
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NAME tcgetsid - get the process group ID for the session leader for the controlling terminal
tcgetsid() function shall obtain the process group ID of the session for which the terminal specified by
fildes is the controlling terminal.
RETURN VALUE Upon successful completion,
tcgetsid() shall return the process group ID associated with the terminal. Otherwise, a value of (
pid_t)-1 shall be returned and
errno set to indicate the error.
() function shall fail if:
fildes argument is not a valid file descriptor.
The calling process does not have a controlling terminal, or the file is not the controlling terminal.
The following sections are informative.
APPLICATION USAGE None.
FUTURE DIRECTIONS None.
SEE ALSO The Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001,
COPYRIGHT Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .