capng_get_rootid(3) — Linux manual page


CAPNG_GET_ROOTID(3)             Libcap-ng API            CAPNG_GET_ROOTID(3)

NAME         top

       capng_get_rootid - get namespace root id

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <cap-ng.h>

       int capng_get_rootid(void);

DESCRIPTION         top

       capng_get_rootid gets the rootid for capabilities operations. This is
       only applicable for file system operations.

RETURN VALUE         top

       If the file is in the init namespace or the kernel does not support
       V3 file system capabilities, it returns CAPNG_UNSET_ROOTID. Otherwise
       it return an integer for the namespace root id.

SEE ALSO         top

       capng_get_caps_fd(3), capabilities(7)

AUTHOR         top

       Steve Grubb

COLOPHON         top

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Red Hat                           Sept 2020              CAPNG_GET_ROOTID(3)