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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 , acl_create_entry , acl_dup , acl_from_text , acl_get_fd, acl_get_file , acl_init , acl
AUTHOR
Derived from the FreeBSD manual pages written by Robert N M Watson ⟨rwatson [ät] FreeBSD.org⟩, and adapted for Linux by Andreas Gruenbacher ⟨a.gruenbacher [ät] bestbits.at⟩.
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