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capng_set_caps_fd(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_set_caps_fd -

SYNOPSIS

#include <cap-ng.h>
int capng_set_caps_fd(int fd);

DESCRIPTION

This function will write the file based capabilities to the extended attributes of the file that the descriptor was opened against. The bounding set is not included in file based capabilities operations. Note that this function will only work if compiled on a kernel that supports file based capabilities such as 2.6.2 6 and later.

RETURN VALUE

This returns 0 on success and -1 on failure.

AUTHOR

Steve Grubb
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