keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring(3) — Linux manual page

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KEYCTL_SET_REQKEY_KEYRING(3) Key Management CallsL_SET_REQKEY_KEYRING(3)

NAME         top

       keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring - set the implicit destination keyring

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <keyutils.h>

       long keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring(int reqkey_defl);

DESCRIPTION         top

       keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring() sets the default destination for
       implicit key requests for the current thread and returns the old
       setting.

       After this operation has been issued, keys acquired by implicit
       key requests, such as might be performed by open() on an AFS or
       NFS filesystem, will be linked by default to the specified
       keyring by this function.

       The valid values of reqkey_defl are:

       KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_NO_CHANGE
              This makes no change to the current setting.

       KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_THREAD_KEYRING
              This makes the thread-specific keyring the default
              destination.

       KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_PROCESS_KEYRING
              This makes the process-specific keyring the default
              destination.

       KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_SESSION_KEYRING
              This makes the session keyring the default destination.

       KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_USER_KEYRING
              This makes the UID-specific keyring the default
              destination.

       KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_USER_SESSION_KEYRING
              This makes the UID-specific session keyring the default
              destination.

       KEY_REQKEY_DEFL_DEFAULT
              This selects the default behaviour which is to use the
              thread-specific keyring if there is one, otherwise the
              process-specific keyring if there is one, otherwise the
              session keyring if there is one, otherwise the UID-
              specific session keyring.

       This setting is inherited across fork() and exec().

RETURN VALUE         top

       On success keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring() returns the serial number
       of the keyring which was the previous default for the current
       thread.  On error, the value -1 will be returned and errno will
       have been set to an appropriate error.

ERRORS         top

       EINVAL The value of reqkey_defl is invalid.

LINKING         top

       This is a library function that can be found in libkeyutils.
       When linking, -lkeyutils should be specified to the linker.

SEE ALSO         top

       keyctl(1), add_key(2), keyctl(2), request_key(2), keyctl(3),
       keyutils(7), keyrings(7), request-key(8)

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                          4 May 2006   KEYCTL_SET_REQKEY_KEYRING(3)

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