Source code for taurus.core.util.user

#!/usr/bin/env python

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"""
Finds out user inf (currently just the logged user name) for Windows and
Posix machines. sets a USER_NAME variable containing the logged user name
defines a UNKNOWN_USER variable to which username falls back.
It also provides the getSystemUserName() function"""

__all__ = ["getSystemUserName", "USER_NAME", "UNKNOWN_USER"]

__docformat__ = "restructuredtext"

#import os
import getpass

# fallback. The caller of this module can check if username != UNKNOWN_USER
UNKNOWN_USER = 'UnknownUser'


[docs]def getSystemUserName(): """Finds out user inf (currently just the logged user name) for Windows and Posix machines. sets a USER_NAME variable containing the logged user name defines a UNKNOWN_USER variable to which username falls back. :return: (str) current user name """ try: return getpass.getuser() except: return UNKNOWN_USER
# username='' # if os.name is 'posix': #this works for linux and macOSX # username=os.getenv('USER', UNKNOWN_USER) # elif os.name is 'nt': #win NT, XP... (and Vista?) # username=os.getenv('USERNAME', UNKNOWN_USER) # if username == '': username=UNKNOWN_USER # return username USER_NAME = getSystemUserName()