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acl_copy_entry(3)

Linux ACL
March 23, 2002

acl

Access control list utilities, libraries and headers

libacl1-dev

access control list - static libraries and headers

libacl-devel

Files needed for building programs with libacl

NAME

acl_copy_entry - copy an ACL entry

LIBRARY

Linux Access Control Lists library (libacl, -lacl).

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In sys/acl.h int acl_copy_entry acl_entry_t dest_d acl_entry_t src_d

DESCRIPTION

The acl_copy_entry function copies the contents of the ACL entry indicated by the src_d descriptor to the existing ACL entry indicated by the dest_d descriptor. The src_d and dest_d descriptors may refer to entries in different ACLs.

RETURN VALUE


.Rv -std acl_copy_entry

ERRORS

If any of the following conditions occur, the acl_copy_entry function returns -1 and sets errno to the corresponding value:
[EINVAL]
The argument src_d or dest_d is not a valid descriptor for an ACL entry.
The arguments src_d and dest_d reference the same ACL entry.

STANDARDS

IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 (\(lqPOSIX.1e\(rq, abandoned)

AUTHOR

Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by
.An Robert N M Watson Aq , and adapted for Linux by
.An Andreas Gruenbacher Aq .
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