cpio.h man page


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cpio.h — cpio archive values


#include <cpio.h>


The <cpio.h> header shall define the symbolic constants needed by the c_mode field of the cpio archive format, with the names and values given in the following table:

Name Description Value (Octal)
C_IRUSR Read by owner. 0000400
C_IWUSR Write by owner. 0000200
C_IXUSR Execute by owner. 0000100
C_IRGRP Read by group. 0000040
C_IWGRP Write by group. 0000020
C_IXGRP Execute by group. 0000010
C_IROTH Read by others. 0000004
C_IWOTH Write by others. 0000002
C_IXOTH Execute by others. 0000001
C_ISUID Set user ID. 0004000
C_ISGID Set group ID. 0002000
C_ISVTX On directories, restricted deletion flag. 0001000
C_ISDIR Directory. 0040000
C_ISFIFO FIFO. 0010000
C_ISREG Regular file. 0100000
C_ISBLK Block special. 0060000
C_ISCHR Character special. 0020000
C_ISCTG Reserved. 0110000
C_ISLNK Symbolic link. 0120000
C_ISSOCK Socket. 0140000

The <cpio.h> header shall define the following symbolic constant as a string:

MAGIC    "070707"

The following sections are informative.

Application Usage




Future Directions


See Also

The Shell and Utilities volume of POSIX.1‐2008, pax


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