acl_free

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 allocated
     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
     <rwatson@FreeBSD.org>, and adapted for Linux by Andreas Gruenbacher
     <andreas.gruenbacher@gmail.com>.

Linux ACL                        March 23, 2002                        Linux ACL