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ACL_ADD_PERM(3) Library Functions Manual ACL_ADD_PERM(3)

NAME

acl_add_permadd a permission to an ACL permission set

LIBRARY

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

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/acl.h>
int
acl_add_perm(acl_permset_t permset_d, acl_perm_t perm);

DESCRIPTION

The acl_add_perm() function adds the permission contained in the argument perm to the permission set referred to by the argument permset_d. An attempt to add a permission that is already contained in the permission set is not considered an error.
Any existing descriptors that refer to permset_d continue to refer to that permission set.

RETURN VALUE

The acl_add_perm() 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_add_perm() function returns -1 and sets errno to the corresponding value:
[EINVAL]
The argument permset_d is not a valid descriptor for a permission set within an ACL entry.
The argument perm does not contain a valid acl_perm_t value.

STANDARDS

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

SEE ALSO

acl_clear_perms(3), acl_delete_perm(3), acl_get_perm(3), acl_get_permset(3), acl_set_permset(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⟩.
March 23, 2002 Linux ACL