acl_error(3) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

acl_error - convert an ACL error code to a text message  

LIBRARY

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

SYNOPSIS

In sys/types.h In acl/libacl.h Ft const char * Fn acl_error int code  

DESCRIPTION

The Fn acl_error function converts an ACL error code such as returned by the Fn acl_check function to a text message describing the error condition. In the lqPOSIXrq locale, Fn acl_check returns the following descriptions for the error codes.

ACL_MULTI_ERROR
lqMultiple entriesrq
ACL_DUPLICATE_ERROR
lqDuplicate entriesrq
ACL_MISS_ERROR
lqMissing or wrong entryrq
ACL_ENTRY_ERROR
lqInvalid entry typerq

 

RETURN VALUE

The Fn acl_error function returns a text message if the error code is recognized, and a value of (const char *)NULL otherwise.  

STANDARDS

This is a non-portable, Linux specific extension to the ACL manipulation functions defined in IEEE Std 1003.1e draft 17 (lqPOSIX.1erq, abandoned).  

SEE ALSO

acl_check3, acl_valid3, acl(5)  

AUTHOR

Written by An Andreas Gruenbacher Aq a.gruenbacher@computer.org .