acl_from_text - Converts the textual representation of an
ACL to an internal representation
char *buf_p );
Security Library (libpacl.a)
Points to the text external representation of the ACL to
NOTE: This function is based on Draft 13 of the POSIX
The acl_from_text() function converts the textual representation
of the ACL into the working storage internal
representation used by the ACL subsystem. Working system
storage is allocated as required.
Upon successful completion, the acl_from_text function
returns an address pointing to the ACL translated. Otherwise,
a value of NULL is returned and errno is set to
indicate the error.
If any of the following conditions occur, the
acl_from_text() function sets errno to the corresponding
The argument buf_p cannot be translated into an ACL.
There is not enough memory available to the process to
allocate the working storage.
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