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|ACL_FROM_TEXT(3)||Library Functions Manual||ACL_FROM_TEXT(3)|
create an ACL from text
Linux Access Control Lists library (libacl, -lacl).
function converts the text form of the ACL referred to by
buf_p into the internal form of an ACL and returns a
pointer to the working storage that contains the ACL. The
acl_from_text() function accepts as input the long
text form and short text form of an ACL as described in
This function may cause memory to be
allocated. The caller should free any releasable memory, when the new ACL is
no longer required, by calling acl_free(3) with the
(void*)acl_t returned by
as an argument.
On success, this function returns a pointer to the working
storage. On error, a value of
returned, and errno is set appropriately.
If any of the following conditions occur, the
acl_from_text() function returns a value of
(acl_t)NULL and sets errno to
the corresponding value:
IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 (“POSIX.1e”, abandoned)
Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by Robert N M Watson ⟨rwatson@FreeBSD.org⟩, and adapted for Linux by Andreas Gruenbacher ⟨firstname.lastname@example.org⟩.
|March 23, 2002||Linux ACL|