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

ACL_FREE(3)			   BSD Library Functions Manual 		      ACL_FREE(3)

NAME
     acl_free -- release memory allocated to an ACL data object

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

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <sys/acl.h>

     int
     acl_free(void *obj_p);

DESCRIPTION
     The acl_free() function frees any releasable memory currently allocated by to the ACL data
     object identified by obj_p.  The argument obj_p may identify an ACL, an ACL entry qualifier,
     or a pointer to a string allocated by the acl_to_text() function.

RETURN VALUE
     The acl_free() 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_free() function returns the value -1 and
     and sets errno to the corresponding value:

     [EINVAL]		The value of the argument obj_p is invalid.

STANDARDS
     IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 ("POSIX.1e", abandoned)

SEE ALSO
     acl_copy_int(3), acl_create_entry(3), acl_dup(3), acl_from_text(3), acl_get_fd,
     acl_get_file(3), acl_init(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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