capng_set_rootid(3) — Linux manual page


CAPNG_SET_ROOTID(3)             Libcap-ng API            CAPNG_SET_ROOTID(3)

NAME         top

       capng_set_rootid - set namespace root id

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <cap-ng.h>

       int capng_set_rootid(int rootid);

DESCRIPTION         top

       capng_set_rootid sets the rootid for capabilities operations. This is
       only applicable for file system operations.

RETURN VALUE         top

       On success, it returns 0. It returns -1 if there is an internal error
       or the kernel does not suppor V3 filesystem capabilities.

SEE ALSO         top

       capng_set_caps_fd(3), capabilities(7)

AUTHOR         top

       Steve Grubb

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Red Hat                           Sept 2020              CAPNG_SET_ROOTID(3)