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acl_get_tag_type(3)      BSD Library Functions Manual      acl_get_tag_type(3)


NAME

     acl_get_tag_type -- retrieve the tag type from an ACL entry


LIBRARY

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)


SYNOPSIS

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

     int
     acl_get_tag_type(acl_entry_t entry_d, acl_tag_t *tag_type_p);


DESCRIPTION

     The acl_get_tag_type() function is a POSIX.1e call that returns the tag
     type for the ACL entry entry_d.  Upon successful completion, the location
     referred to by the argument tag_type_p will be set to the tag type of the
     ACL entry entry_d.


RETURN VALUES

     The acl_get_tag_type() function returns the value 0 if successful; other-
     wise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to
     indicate the error.


ERRORS

     The acl_get_tag_type() function fails if:

     [EINVAL]           Argument entry_d is not a valid descriptor for an ACL
                        entry;


SEE ALSO

     acl(3), acl_create_entry(3), acl_get_entry(3), acl_get_qualifier(3),
     acl_init(3), acl_set_qualifier(3), acl_set_tag_type(3), posix1e(3)


STANDARDS

     POSIX.1e is described in IEEE POSIX.1e draft 17.


AUTHORS

     Michael Smith
     Chris D. Faulhaber

BSD                             March 10, 2001                             BSD

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