ipcget_public (9) - Linux Man Pages

ipcget_public: get an ipc object or create a new one

NAME

ipcget_public - get an ipc object or create a new one

SYNOPSIS

int ipcget_public(struct ipc_namespace ns, struct ipc_ids ids, const struct ipc_ops ops, struct ipc_params params);

ARGUMENTS

ns

ipc namespace

ids

ipc identifier set

ops

the actual creation 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. It adds a new entry if the key is not found and does some permission / security checkings if the key is found.

On success, the ipc id is returned.

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