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capng_get_rootid - Man Page

get namespace root id

Synopsis

#include <cap-ng.h>

int capng_get_rootid(void);

Description

capng_get_rootid gets the rootid for capabilities operations. This is only applicable for file system operations.

Return Value

If the file is in the init namespace or the kernel does not support V3 file system capabilities, it returns CAPNG_UNSET_ROOTID. Otherwise it return an integer for the namespace root id.

See Also

capng_get_caps_fd(3), capabilities(7)

Author

Steve Grubb

Info

Sept 2020 Red Hat Libcap-ng API