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+?RCS: $Id: uidtype.U,v 188.8.131.52 1994/08/29 16:33:25 ram Exp $
+?RCS: Copyright (c) 1991-1993, Raphael Manfredi
+?RCS: You may redistribute only under the terms of the Artistic Licence,
+?RCS: as specified in the README file that comes with the distribution.
+?RCS: You may reuse parts of this distribution only within the terms of
+?RCS: that same Artistic Licence; a copy of which may be found at the root
+?RCS: of the source tree for dist 3.0.
+?RCS: $Log: uidtype.U,v $
+?RCS: Revision 184.108.40.206 1994/08/29 16:33:25 ram
+?RCS: patch32: now uses new Typedef unit to compute type information
+?RCS: Revision 220.127.116.11 1994/06/20 07:09:36 ram
+?RCS: patch30: comment for uidtype referred to the obsoleted symbol
+?RCS: Revision 18.104.22.168 1994/05/13 15:28:27 ram
+?RCS: patch27: made conformant to its gidtype.U companion
+?RCS: patch27: question now explicitely mentions getuid()
+?RCS: Revision 3.0 1993/08/18 12:09:56 ram
+?RCS: Baseline for dist 3.0 netwide release.
+?MAKE:uidtype: Myread Typedef Findhdr
+?MAKE: -pick add $@ %<
+?S: This variable defines Uid_t to be something like uid_t, int,
+?S: ushort, or whatever type is used to declare user ids in the kernel.
+?C: This symbol holds the type used to declare user ids in the kernel.
+?C: It can be int, ushort, uid_t, etc... It may be necessary to include
+?C: <sys/types.h> to get any typedef'ed information.
+?H:#define Uid_t $uidtype /* UID type */
+: see what type uids are declared as in the kernel
+set uid_t uidtype xxx stdio.h sys/types.h
+case "$uidtype" in
+ xxx=`./findhdr sys/user.h`
+ set `grep '_ruid;' "$xxx" 2>/dev/null` unsigned short
+ case $1 in
+ unsigned) dflt="$1 $2" ;;
+ *) dflt="$1" ;;
+echo " "
+rp="What is the type for user ids returned by getuid()?"