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Manual Pages  — ACL_GET_PERMSET

NAME

acl_get_permset – retrieve permission set from an ACL entry

CONTENTS

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/acl.h>

int
acl_get_permset(acl_entry_t entry_d, acl_permset_t *permset_p);

DESCRIPTION

The acl_get_permset() function is a POSIX.1e call that returns via permset_p a descriptor to the permission set in the ACL entry entry_d. Subsequent operations using the returned permission set operate on the permission set within the ACL entry.

RETURN VALUES

The acl_get_permset function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS

The acl_get_permset() function fails if:
[EINVAL]
  Argument entry_d is not a valid descriptor for an ACL entry.

SEE ALSO

acl(3), acl_add_perm(3), acl_clear_perms(3), acl_delete_perm(3), acl_set_permset(3), posix1e(3)

STANDARDS

POSIX.1e is described in IEEE POSIX.1e draft 17.

HISTORY

POSIX.1e support was introduced in FreeBSD 4.0 . The acl_get_permset() function was added in FreeBSD 5.0 .

AUTHORS

The acl_get_permset() function was written by Chris D. Faulhaber <Mt jedgar@fxp.org>.

ACL_GET_PERMSET (3) March 10, 2001

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