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LFC_MKDIR

LFC_MKDIR

Section: LFC Library Functions (3) Updated: $Date: 2001/10/04 12:12:45 $
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NAME

lfc_mkdir - create a new LFC directory in the name server  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>
#include "lfc_api.h"

int lfc_mkdir (const char *path, mode_t mode)  

DESCRIPTION

lfc_mkdir creates a new LFC directory in the name server.

An entry is created in the name server database and the directory's owner ID is set to the effective user ID of the requestor. The group ID of the directory is set to the effective group ID of the requestor or is taken from the parent directory if the latter has the S_ISGID bit set.

The access permission bits for the directory are taken from mode, then all bits set in the requestor's file mode creation mask are cleared (see lfc_umask(3)). The S_ISGID, S_ISUID and S_ISVTX bits are silently cleared.

path
specifies the logical pathname relative to the current LFC directory or the full LFC pathname.
 

RETURN VALUE

This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation failed. In the latter case, serrno is set appropriately.  

ERRORS

ENOENT
A component of path prefix does not exist or path is a null pathname.
EACCES
Search permission is denied on a component of the path prefix or write permission on the parent directory is denied.
EFAULT
path is a NULL pointer.
EEXIST
path exists already.
ENOTDIR
A component of path prefix is not a directory.
ENOSPC
The name server database is full.
ENAMETOOLONG
The length of path exceeds CA_MAXPATHLEN or the length of a path component exceeds CA_MAXNAMELEN.
SENOSHOST
Host unknown.
SENOSSERV
Service unknown.
SECOMERR
Communication error.
ENSNACT
Name server is not running or is being shutdown.
 

SEE ALSO

Castor_limits(4), lfc_chdir(3), lfc_chmod(3), lfc_umask(3)  

AUTHOR

LCG Grid Deployment Team


 

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