pmem2_config_set_protection - Man Page

set a protection flags in pmem2_config structure.


#include <libpmem2.h>

struct pmem2_config;

#define PMEM2_PROT_EXEC     (1U << 29)
#define PMEM2_PROT_READ     (1U << 30)
#define PMEM2_PROT_WRITE    (1U << 31)
#define PMEM2_PROT_NONE     0

int pmem2_config_set_protection(struct pmem2_config *cfg,
        unsigned prot);


The pmem2_config_set_protection() function sets the protection flags which will be used for memory mapping. The default value in pmem2_config structure is PMEM2_PROT_READ | PMEM2_PROT_WRITE. The argument describes the desired memory protection of the mapping. The memory protection cannot conflict with the file opening-mode. *config* should be already initialized, please see pmem2_config_new(3) for details.

It is either PROT_NONE or the bitwise OR of one or more of the following flags:

Return Value

The pmem2_config_set_protection() function returns 0 on success or a negative error code on failure.


The pmem2_config_set_protection() can fail with the following errors:

See Also

libpmem2(7), pmem2_config_new(3), pmem2_map_new(3) and <>


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