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capng_have_capability(3)

Red Hat
June 2009

libcap-ng-dev

Development and header files for libcap-ng

libcap-ng

A library making programming with POSIX capabilities easier than traditional libcap

libcap-ng-devel

Header files for libcap-ng library

NAME

capng_have_capability - check for specific capability

SYNOPSIS

#include <cap-ng.h>
int capng_have_capability(capng_type_t which, unsigned int capability);

DESCRIPTION

capng_have_capability will check the specified internal capabilities set to see if the specified capability is set. The capabilities sets must be previously setup with calls to capng_get_caps_process, capng_get_caps_fd, or in some other way setup. The values for which should be one of: CAPNG_EFFECTIVE, CAPNG_PERMITTED, CAPNG_INHERITABLE, or CAPNG_BOUNDING_SET.

RETURN VALUE

This funtion will return 1 if yes and 0 otherwise.

AUTHOR

Steve Grubb
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