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Re: update-game-score

From: Andrew Choi
Subject: Re: update-game-score
Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2002 07:52:18 -0700

> > IMHO, this code needs to take non-Posix platforms into consideration,
> > unless the intent is to run it only on Unix and GNU/Linux systems.
> > 
> > If non-Posix systems are relevant, you should be aware that <pwd.h>
> > and the getpwuid function are not universally available.
> Can getpwuid etc be emulated on MSDOS and Mac as they are on Windows?

Getpwuid is certainly available on Mac OS X.  Mac OS 9 implements a
limited form of multiple user support, so getpwuid can probably be
emulated on it.  Mac OS 8 does not have multiple user support.  I
suppose one can still emulate getpwuid with a little more effort.

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