ACL_COPY_ENTRY(3) BSD Library Functions Manual ACL_COPY_ENTRY(3)

NAME acl_copy_entry - copy an ACL entry

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

SYNOPSIS #include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/acl.h>

int acl_copy_entry(acl_entry_t dest_d, acl_entry_t src_d);

DESCRIPTION The acl_copy_entry() function copies the contents of the ACL entry indi- cated by the src_d descriptor to the existing ACL entry indicated by the dest_d descriptor. The src_d and dest_d descriptors may refer to entries in different ACLs.

RETURN VALUE The acl_copy_entry() function returns the value 0 if successful; other- wise 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 acl_copy_entry() function returns -1 and sets errno to the corresponding value:

[EINVAL] The argument src_d or dest_d is not a valid descriptor for an ACL entry.

The arguments src_d and dest_d reference the same ACL entry.

STANDARDS IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 (POSIX.1e, abandoned)

SEE ALSO acl_get_entry(3), acl(5)

AUTHOR Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by Robert N M Watson rwatson@FreeBSD.org , and adapted for Linux by Andreas Gruenbacher a.gruenbacher@bestbits.at.

Linux ACL March 23, 2002 Linux ACL