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gspool_getspu

gspool_getspu

Section: GNUspool Print Manager (3) Updated: 2009-05-30
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NAME

gspool_getspu - retrieve the permissions for a user  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gspool.h>

int getspu(const int fd, const char *user, struct apispdet *res)  

DESCRIPTION

The function gspool_getspu() is used to retrieve the defaults for a particular user

fd is a file descriptor previously returned by gspool_open

user is a pointer to the username of the user details being retrieved.

res is a descriptor, which upon return will contain the details of user. The structure "apispdet" is defined in the file gsapi.h, and contains the following fields:

unsigned char spu_isvalid
Valid user ID
char spu_resvd1[]
Reserved
int_ugid_t spu_user
User ID Minimum priority
unsigned char spu_maxp
Maximum priority
unsigned char spu_defp
Default priority
char spu_form[]
Default form type
char spu_formallow[]
Allowed form type pattern
char spu_ptr[]
Default printer
char spu_ptrallow[]
Allowed printer pattern
unsigned long spu_flgs
Privilege flag
classcode_t spu_class
Class of printers
unsigned char spu_cps
Maximum copies allowed

The "spu_flgs" field of res will contain a combination of the following:

PV_ADMIN
Administrator (edit admin file)
PV_SSTOP
Can run sstop (can stop scheduler)
PV_FORMS
Can use other forms than default
PV_CPRIO
Can change priority on queue
PV_OTHERJ
Can change other users' jobs
PV_PRINQ
Can move to printer queue
PV_HALTGO
Can halt, restart printer
PV_ANYPRIO
Can set any priority on queue
PV_CDEFLT
Can change own default priority
PV_ADDDEL
Can add/delete printers
PV_COVER
Can override class
PV_UNQUEUE
Can unqueue jobs
PV_VOTHERJ
Can view other jobs not neccesarily edit
PV_REMOTEJ
Can access remote jobs
PV_REMOTEP
Can access remote printers
PV_FREEZEOK
Can save default options
PV_ACCESSOK
Can access sub-screens
PV_OTHERP
Can use other printers from default
ALLPRIVS
A combination of all of the above
 

RETURN VALUES

The function gspool_getspu() returns 0 if successful otherwise one of the following codes:
GSPOOL_UNKNOWN_USER
Invalid user name
GSPOOL_INVALID_FD
Invalid File descriptor
GSPOOL_BADWRITE
failure writing to the network
GSPOOL_BADREAD
failure reading from the network
GSPOOL_NOPERM
The user does not have permission
 

EXAMPLE

An example to view the privileges of user "mark":

 int     fd, ret;
 struct apispdet res;

 fd = gspool_open("myhost", (char *)0, 0);
 if (fd < 0) { /* error handling */
     ...
 }

 ret = gspool_getspu(fd, "mark", &res);
 if (ret < 0) { /* error handling */
     ...
 }

 if (res.spu_flags & PV_HALTGO)
     printf("user mark cannot halt printers\n");
 printf("marks maximim priority is %d\n", res.spu_maxp);
 gspool_close(fd);

 

SEE ALSO

gspool_getspd(3), gspool_putspu(3), gspool_putspd(3).  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

AUTHOR

John M Collins, Xi Software Ltd.


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
EXAMPLE
SEE ALSO
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