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- create an ACL from text
Linux Access Control Lists library (libacl, -lacl).
Fn acl_from_text const char *buf_p
function converts the text form of the ACL referred to by
into the internal form of an ACL and returns a pointer to the working storage
that contains the ACL. The
function accepts as input the long text form and short text form of an ACL as described in
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
as an argument.
On success, this function returns a pointer to the
working storage. On error, a value of
is returned, and
is set appropriately.
If any of the following conditions occur, the
function returns a value of
to the corresponding value:
Bq Er EINVAL
cannot be translated into an ACL.
Bq Er ENOMEM
to be returned requires more memory than is allowed by the hardware or
system-imposed memory management constraints.