acl_entries (3) - Linux Man Pages

acl_entries: return the number of entries in an ACL

NAME

acl_entries - return the number of entries in an ACL

LIBRARY

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

SYNOPSIS

In sys/types.h In acl/libacl.h Ft int Fn acl_entries acl_t acl

DESCRIPTION

The Fn acl_entries function returns the number of ACL entries that are contained in the ACL referred to by the argument acl

RETURN VALUE

The Fn acl_entries function returns the number of entries in acl 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 Fn acl_entries function returns -1 and sets errno to the corresponding value:

Bq Er EINVAL
The argument acl is not a valid pointer to an ACL.

STANDARDS

This is a non-portable, Linux specific extension to the ACL manipulation functions defined in IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 ("POSIX.1e", abandoned).

AUTHOR

Written by An Andreas Gruenbacher Aq a.gruenbacher [at] bestbits.at .

SEE ALSO

acl(5)