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.TH KEYCTL_INVALIDATE 3 "29 Aug 2013" Linux "Linux Key Management Calls"
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.SH NAME
keyctl_invalidate \- Invalidate a key
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.SH SYNOPSIS
.nf
.B #include <keyutils.h>
.sp
.BI "long keyctl_invalidate(key_serial_t " key ");"
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.SH DESCRIPTION
.BR keyctl_invalidate ()
invalidates a
.IR key .
The key is scheduled for immediate removal from all the keyrings that point to
it, after which it will be deleted. The key will be ignored by all searches
once this function is called even if it is not yet fully dealt with.
.P
The caller must have
.B search
permission on a key to be able to invalidate it.
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.SH RETURN VALUE
On success
.BR keyctl_invalidate ()
returns
.BR 0 .
On error, the value
.B -1
will be returned and errno will have been set to an appropriate error.
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.SH ERRORS
.TP
.B ENOKEY
The key specified is invalid.
.TP
.B EKEYEXPIRED
The key specified has expired.
.TP
.B EKEYREVOKED
The key specified had been revoked.
.TP
.B EACCES
The key exists, but is not
.B searchable
by the calling process.
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.SH LINKING
This is a library function that can be found in
.IR libkeyutils .
When linking,
.B -lkeyutils
should be specified to the linker.
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.SH SEE ALSO
.BR keyctl (1),
.br
.BR add_key (2),
.br
.BR keyctl (2),
.br
.BR request_key (2),
.br
.BR keyctl (3),
.br
.BR keyutils (7),
.br
.BR keyrings (7)