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MAC_SET(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		    MAC_SET(3)

     mac_set_file, mac_set_fd, mac_set_proc — set the MAC label for a file or

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

     #include <sys/mac.h>

     mac_set_file(const char *path, mac_t label);

     mac_set_link(const char *path, mac_t label);

     mac_set_fd(int fd, mac_t label);

     mac_set_proc(mac_t label);

     The mac_set_file() and mac_set_fd() functions associate a MAC label spec‐
     ified by label to the file referenced to by path_p, or to the file
     descriptor fd, respectively.  Note that when a file descriptor references
     a socket, label operations on the file descriptor act on the socket, not
     on the file that may have been used as a rendezvous when binding the
     socket.  The mac_set_link() function is the same as mac_set_file(),
     except that it does not follow symlinks.

     The mac_set_proc() function associates the MAC label specified by label
     to the calling process.

     A process is allowed to set a label for a file only if it has MAC write
     access to the file, and its effective user ID is equal to the owner of
     the file, or has appropriate privileges.

     The mac_set_fd(), mac_set_file(), mac_set_link(), and mac_set_proc()
     functions return the value 0 if successful; otherwise the value -1 is
     returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

     [EACCES]		MAC write access to the file is denied.

     [EBADF]		The fd argument is not a valid file descriptor.

     [EINVAL]		The label argument is not a valid MAC label, or the
			object referenced by fd is not appropriate for label

     [EOPNOTSUPP]	Setting MAC labels is not supported by the file refer‐
			enced by fd.

     [EPERM]		The calling process had insufficient privilege to
			change the MAC label.

     [EROFS]		File system for the object being modified is read

     [ENAMETOOLONG]	The length of the pathname in path_p exceeds PATH_MAX,
			or a component of the pathname is longer than

     [ENOENT]		The file referenced by path_p does not exist.

     [ENOTDIR]		A component of the pathname referenced by path_p is
			not a directory.

     mac(3), mac_free(3), mac_get(3), mac_is_present(3), mac_prepare(3),
     mac_text(3), posix1e(3), mac(4), mac(9)

     Support for Mandatory Access Control was introduced in FreeBSD 5.0 as
     part of the TrustedBSD Project.

BSD			       January 14, 2003				   BSD

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