March 23, 2002
acl_get_fd - get an ACL by file descriptor
Linux Access Control Lists library (libacl, -lacl).
.In sys/acl.h acl_t
acl_get_fd int fd
acl_get_fdfunction retrieves the access ACL associated with the file referred to by fd. The ACL is placed into working storage and
acl_get_fdreturns 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
acl_get_fdas 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_fdfunction 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 (\(lqPOSIX.1e\(rq, abandoned)