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|ACL_GET_FD(3)||Library Functions Manual||ACL_GET_FD(3)|
acl_get_fd — get
an ACL by file descriptor
Linux Access Control Lists library (libacl, -lacl).
function retrieves the access ACL associated with the file referred to by
fd. The ACL is placed into working storage and
acl_get_fd() returns a pointer to that storage.
In order to read an ACL from an object, a process must have read access to the object's attributes.
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 shall return a pointer to the working
storage. On error, a value of
(acl_t)NULL shall be
returned, and errno is set appropriately.
If any of the following conditions occur, the
acl_get_fd() function returns a value of
(acl_t)NULL and sets errno to
the corresponding value:
- The fd argument is not a valid file descriptor.
- The ACL working storage requires more memory than is allowed by the hardware or system-imposed memory management constraints.
- The file system on which the file identified by fd is located does not support ACLs, or ACLs are disabled.
IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 (“POSIX.1e”, abandoned)
acl_free(3), acl_get_entry(3), acl_get_file(3), acl_set_fd(3), acl(5)
Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by Robert N M Watson ⟨rwatson@FreeBSD.org⟩, and adapted for Linux by Andreas Gruenbacher ⟨email@example.com⟩.
|March 23, 2002||Linux ACL|