acl_from_text(3)acl_from_text(3)NAMEacl_from_text - Converts the textual representation of an ACL to an
char *buf_p );
Security Library (libpacl.a)
Points to the text external representation of the ACL to be converted.
NOTE: This function is based on Draft 13 of the POSIX P1003.6 stan‐
The acl_from_text() function converts the textual representation of the
ACL into the working storage internal representation used by the ACL
subsystem. Working system storage is allocated as required.
Upon successful completion, the acl_from_text function returns an
address pointing to the ACL translated. Otherwise, a value of NULL is
returned and errno is set to indicate the error.
If any of the following conditions occur, the acl_from_text() function
sets errno to the corresponding value:
The argument buf_p cannot be translated into an ACL. There is not
enough memory available to the process to allocate the working storage.
SEE ALSOacl_to_text(3), acl_free_text(3)