NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | SEE ALSO | AUTHOR | COLOPHON

CAPNG_SAVE_STATE(3)             Libcap-ng API            CAPNG_SAVE_STATE(3)

NAME         top

       capng_save_state - get the internal library state

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <cap-ng.h>

       void *capng_save_state(void);

DESCRIPTION         top

       capng_save_state is a function that returns a pointer to the internal
       state of the libcap-ng library. It should be considered opaque and
       not for alteration directly. This function should be used when you
       suspect a third party library may use libcap-ng also and want to make
       sure it doesn't alter something important. This function is not
       available in the python bindings.

RETURN VALUE         top

       This returns NULL on failure and a non-NULL pointer otherwise.

SEE ALSO         top

       capng_restore_state(3), capabilities(7)

AUTHOR         top

       Steve Grubb

COLOPHON         top

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Red Hat                           June 2009              CAPNG_SAVE_STATE(3)

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