Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (3P)
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--- get the process group ID for the session leader for the
pid_t tcgetsid(int fildes);
function shall obtain the process group ID of the session for which the
terminal specified by
is the controlling terminal.
Upon successful completion,
shall return the process group ID of the session associated with the
terminal. Otherwise, a value of -1 shall be returned and
set to indicate the error.
function shall fail if:
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.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008,
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