Getting OS user name

David V Glasgow dvglasgow at
Sun Dec 11 14:28:19 EST 2022

Hi folks

Three questions…

1/ On Mac & Win, are there any circumstances in which (assuming itemdel=“/“) the last item of specialfolderpath(“home”) is not the current user’s name? 

2/ Is this always the same as doing a “whoami”?

3/ Any LC method of getting the long user name?


David G

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