(PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8)

getmyuidGets PHP script owner's UID


getmyuid ( ) : int|false

Gets the user ID of the current script.

Return Values

Returns the user ID of the current script, or false on error.

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bozo_z_clown at yahoo dot com
15 years ago
Note that this function really does what the description says, it returns the numeric user id of the user who *owns the file* containing the current script not the effective user id of user *running* the current script.  Most applications will want the latter which is provided by posix_getuid().
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