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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] man-pages: cap_rights_get: retrieve Capsicum fd rights
On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 3:28 AM, David Drysdale <drysdale@google.com> wrote:
> Signed-off-by: David Drysdale <drysdale@google.com>
> ---
> man2/cap_rights_get.2 | 126 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 126 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 man2/cap_rights_get.2
>
> diff --git a/man2/cap_rights_get.2 b/man2/cap_rights_get.2
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..966c0ed7e336
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/man2/cap_rights_get.2
> @@ -0,0 +1,126 @@
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> +.TH CAP_RIGHTS_GET 2 2014-05-07 "Linux" "Linux Programmer's Manual"
> +.SH NAME
> +cap_rights_get \- retrieve Capsicum capability rights
> +.SH SYNOPSIS
> +.nf
> +.B #include <sys/capsicum.h>
> +.sp
> +.BI "int cap_rights_get(int " fd ", struct cap_rights *" rights ,
> +.BI " unsigned int *" fcntls ,
> +.BI " int *" nioctls ", unsigned int *" ioctls );
> +.SH DESCRIPTION
> +Obtain the current Capsicum capability rights for a file descriptor.
> +.PP
> +The function will fill the
> +.I rights
> +argument (if non-NULL) with the primary capability rights of the
> +.I fd
> +descriptor. The result can be examined with the
> +.BR cap_rights_is_set (3)
> +family of functions. The complete list of primary rights can be found in the
> +.BR rights (7)
> +manual page.
> +.PP
> +If the
> +.I fcntls
> +argument is non-NULL, it will be filled in with a bitmask of allowed
> +.BR fcntl (2)
> +commands; see
> +.BR cap_rights_limit (2)
> +for values. If the file descriptor does not have the
> +.B CAP_FCNTL
> +primary right, the returned
> +.I fcntls
> +value will be zero.
> +.PP
> +If the
> +.I nioctls
> +argument is non-NULL, it will be filled in with the number of allowed
> +.BR ioctl (2)
> +commands, or with the value CAP_IOCTLS_ALL to indicate that all
> +.BR ioctl (2)
> +commands are allowed. If the file descriptor does not have the
> +.B CAP_IOCTL
> +primary right, the returned
> +.I nioctls
> +value will be zero.
> +.PP
> +The
> +.I ioctls
> +argument (if non-NULL) should point at memory that can hold up to
> +.I nioctls
> +values.
> +The system call populates the provided buffer with up to
> +.I nioctls
> +elements, but always returns the total number of

I assume you mean "up to the initial value of *nioctls elements" or
something. Can you clarify?

--Andy


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