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KEYCTL_CLEAR

KEYCTL_CLEAR

Section: Linux Key Management Calls (3) Updated: 4 May 2006
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NAME

keyctl_clear - Clear a keyring  

SYNOPSIS

#include <keyutils.h>

long keyctl_clear(key_serial_t keyring);
 

DESCRIPTION

keyctl_clear() clears the contents of a keyring.

The caller must have write permission on a keyring to be able clear it.  

RETURN VALUE

On success keyctl_clear() returns 0. On error, the value -1 will be returned and errno will have been set to an appropriate error.  

ERRORS

ENOKEY
The keyring specified is invalid.
EKEYEXPIRED
The keyring specified has expired.
EKEYREVOKED
The keyring specified had been revoked.
EACCES
The keyring exists, but is not writable by the calling process.
 

LINKING

This is a library function that can be found in libkeyutils. When linking, -lkeyutils should be specified to the linker.  

SEE ALSO

keyctl(1),
add_key(2),
keyctl(2),
request_key(2),
keyctl(3),
request-key(8)


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
LINKING
SEE ALSO

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