Man page of DPNS_CHOWN
Section: DPNS Library Functions (3)
Updated: $Date: 2003/09/02 07:15:00 $
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dpns_chown - change owner and group of a DPNS directory/file in the name server
int dpns_chown (const char *path,
int dpns_lchown (const char *path,
sets the owner and the group of a DPNS directory/file in the name server to
the numeric values in
is specified as -1,
does not change the corresponding ID of the file.
is identical to
except for symbolic links: it does not follow the link but changes the ownership
of the link itself.
specifies the logical pathname relative to the current DPNS directory or
the full DPNS pathname.
To change the owner ID, if the group ID does not change and if the caller and
the new owner ID belong to that group, GRP_ADMIN privilege is needed, otherwise
the caller must have ADMIN privilege in the Cupv database.
To change the group ID, the effective user ID of the process must match the
owner ID of the file and the new group must be in the list of groups the caller
belong to or the caller must have ADMIN privilege in the Cupv database.
This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the operation
failed. In the latter case,
is set appropriately.
The effective user ID does not match the owner of the file and
the caller does not have ADMIN privilege in the Cupv database.
The named file/directory does not exist or is a null pathname.
Search permission is denied on a component of the
is a NULL pointer.
A component of
prefix is not a directory.
The length of
or the length of a
Name server is not running or is being shutdown.
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