MirOS Manual: getfh(2)

GETFH(2)                   BSD Programmer's Manual                    GETFH(2)


     getfh - get file handle


     #include <sys/param.h>
     #include <sys/mount.h>

     getfh(const char *path, fhandle_t *fhp);


     getfh() returns a file handle for the specified file or directory in the
     file handle pointed to by fhp. This system call is restricted to the su-


     Upon successful completion, a value of 0 is returned. Otherwise, -1 is
     returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.


     getfh() fails if one or more of the following are true:

     [ENOTDIR]     A component of the path prefix of path is not a directory.

                   The length of a component of path exceeds {NAME_MAX} char-
                   acters, or the length of path exceeds {PATH_MAX} charac-

     [ENOENT]      The file referred to by path does not exist.

     [EACCES]      Search permission is denied for a component of the path
                   prefix of path.

     [ELOOP]       Too many symbolic links were encountered in translating

     [EPERM]       The effective user ID is not the superuser.

     [EFAULT]      fhp or path points to an invalid address.

     [EIO]         An I/O error occurred while reading from or writing to the
                   file system.


     The getfh() function first appeared in 4.4BSD.

MirOS BSD #10-current            June 9, 1993                                1

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