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NAME

       lfc_getgrpbynam - get virtual gid associated with a given group name

SYNOPSIS

       #include <sys/types.h>
       #include "lfc_api.h"

       int lfc_getgrpbynam (char *groupname, gid_t *gid)

DESCRIPTION

       lfc_getgrpbynam gets the virtual gid associated with a given group name.

       groupname
              specifies the group name.  It must be at most 255 characters long.

       gid    specifies the address of a buffer to receive the Virtual Group Id.

RETURN VALUE

       This  routine  returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation failed. In
       the latter case, serrno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

       EFAULT       groupname or gid is a NULL pointer.

       EINVAL       This group name does not exist in the internal mapping table or the length of
                    groupname exceeds 255.

       SENOSHOST    Host unknown.

       SENOSSERV    Service unknown.

       SECOMERR     Communication error.

       ENSNACT      Name server is not running or is being shutdown.