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How to set effective group id?

Posted on 2000-05-04
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Under Solaris, my user id belongs to 3 groups.  Right now,
one of them is effective.  How can set another group to
be my effective group.
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newgrp [ -| -l  ]  new_group_name

(man newgrp for more info on the effects, but it does change the real & effective group id for the duration of the session - to make it the default, you'd have to edit /etc/passwd)
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