Does whoami exists in Erlang?

Sean Hinde Sean.Hinde@REDACTED
Tue Jul 24 13:44:04 CEST 2001

> Hi,
> I like to write a configfile into the users-home directory, 
> but therefore
> I need to know the current username. Does in Erlang something 
> like "whoami" exists like in unix?

You can always use:


or even:

2>os:cmd("echo $HOME").

which will give you the home directory of the user who started the beam
process (barring no doubt some determined effort by the user to hide this..)


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