Python | os.getgid() and os.setgid() method
OS module in Python provides functions for interacting with the operating system. OS comes under Python’s standard utility modules. This module provides a portable way of using operating system dependent functionality.
All functions in os module raise OSError in the case of invalid or inaccessible file names and paths, or other arguments that have the correct type, but are not accepted by the operating system.
os.getgid() method in Python is used to get the real group id of the current process and
os.setgid() method is used to set the real group id of the current process.
os.getgid() methods are available only on UNIX platforms.
Parameter: No parameter is required
Return Type: This method returns an integer value which represents the current process’s real group id.
Group id of the current process: 1000
euid: An integer value representing new group id for the current process.
Return Type: This method does not return any value.
Group id of the current process: 0 Group id changed Group id of the current process: 23