Manual Reference Pages - ACL_GET_BRAND_NP (3)
- retrieve the ACL brand from an ACL entry
acl_get_brand_np acl_t acl int *brand_p
is a non-portable call that returns the ACL brand for the ACL
Upon successful completion, the location referred to by the argument
will be set to the ACL brand of the ACL
Branding is an internal mechanism intended to prevent mixing POSIX.1e
and NFSv4 entries by mistake.
Its also used by the libc to determine how to print out the ACL.
The first call to function that is specific for one particular brand - POSIX.1e
or NFSv4 - "brands" the ACL.
After that, calling function specific to another brand will result in error.
.Rv -std acl_get_brand_np
function fails if:
does not point to a valid ACL.
POSIX.1e is described in IEEE POSIX.1e draft 17.
POSIX.1e support was introduced in
.Fx 4.0 .
function was added in
.Fx 8.0 .
function was written by
.An Edward Tomasz Napierala Aq trasz@FreeBSD.org .
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