WHOAMI(1B) BSD Compatibility Package Commands WHOAMI(1B)


NAME


whoami - display the effective current username

SYNOPSIS


/usr/ucb/whoami


DESCRIPTION


whoami displays the login name corresponding to the current effective
user ID. If you have used su to temporarily adopt another user, whoami
will report the login name associated with that user ID. whoami gets its
information from the geteuid and getpwuid library routines (see getuid
and getpwnam(3C), respectively).

FILES


/etc/passwd
username data base


SEE ALSO


su(1M), who(1), getuid(2), getpwnam(3C), attributes(5)


September 14, 1992 WHOAMI(1B)