ACL_FREE(3) BSD Library Functions Manual ACL_FREE(3)

NAME acl_free - release memory allocated to an ACL data object

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

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

int acl_free(void *obj_p);

DESCRIPTION The acl_free() function frees any releasable memory currently allocated by to the ACL data object identified by obj_p. The argument obj_p may identify an ACL, an ACL entry qualifier, or a pointer to a string allo- cated by the acl_to_text() function.

RETURN VALUE The acl_free() function returns the value 0 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 acl_free() function returns the value -1 and and sets errno to the corresponding value:

[EINVAL] The value of the argument obj_p is invalid.

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

SEE ALSO acl_copy_int(3), acl_create_entry(3), acl_dup(3), acl_from_text(3), acl_get_fd, acl_get_file(3), acl_init(3), acl(5)

AUTHOR Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by Robert N M Watson , and adapted for Linux by Andreas Gruenbacher

Linux ACL March 23, 2002 Linux ACL