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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for acl_copy_entry (redhat section 3)

ACL_COPY_ENTRY(3)			     BSD Library Functions Manual			    ACL_COPY_ENTRY(3)

NAME
acl_copy_entry -- copy an ACL entry
LIBRARY
Linux Access Control Lists library (libacl, -lacl).
SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <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
The acl_copy_entry() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.
ERRORS
If any of the following conditions occur, the acl_copy_entry() function returns -1 and sets errno to the corre- sponding 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 ("POSIX.1e", abandoned)
SEE ALSO
acl_get_entry(3), acl(5)
AUTHOR
Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by Robert N M Watson <rwatson@FreeBSD.org>, and adapted for Linux by Andreas Gruenbacher <a.gruenbacher@computer.org>. Linux ACL March 23, 2002 Linux ACL


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