ACL_ENTRIES(3) BSD Library Functions Manual ACL_ENTRIES(3)

NAME acl_entries - return the number of entries in an ACL

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

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

int acl_entries(acl_t acl);

DESCRIPTION The acl_entries() function returns the number of ACL entries that are contained in the ACL referred to by the argument acl.

RETURN VALUE The acl_entries() function returns the number of entries in acl if suc- cessful; 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 acl_entries() function returns -1 and sets errno to the corresponding value:

[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).

SEE ALSO acl(5)

AUTHOR Written by Andreas Gruenbacher

Linux ACL March 23, 2002 Linux ACL