ipc_check_perms (9) - Linux Man Pages

ipc_check_perms: check security and permissions for an ipc object

NAME

ipc_check_perms - check security and permissions for an ipc object

SYNOPSIS

int ipc_check_perms(struct ipc_namespace ns, struct kern_ipc_perm ipcp, const struct ipc_ops ops, struct ipc_params params);

ARGUMENTS

ns

ipc namespace

ipcp

ipc permission set

ops

the actual security routine to call

params

its parameters

DESCRIPTION

This routine is called by sys_msgget, sys_semget and sys_shmget when the key is not IPC_PRIVATE and that key already exists in the ds IDR.

On success, the ipc id is returned.

It is called with ipc_ids.rwsem and ipcp->lock held.

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