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.TH KEYCTL_SET_TIMEOUT 3 "4 May 2006" Linux "Linux Key Management Calls"
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.SH NAME
keyctl_set_timeout \- set the expiration timer on a key
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.SH SYNOPSIS
.nf
.B #include <keyutils.h>
.sp
.BI "long keyctl_set_timeout(key_serial_t " key ", unsigned " timeout ");"
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.SH DESCRIPTION
.BR keyctl_set_timeout ()
sets the expiration timer on a key to
.I timeout
seconds into the future. Setting
.I timeout
to
.B zero
cancels the expiration, assuming the key hasn't already expired.
.P
When the key expires, further attempts to access it will be met with error
.BR EKEYEXPIRED .
.P
The caller must have
.B setattr
permission on a key to be able change its permissions mask.
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.SH RETURN VALUE
On success
.BR keyctl_set_timeout ()
returns
.B 0 .
On error, the value
.B -1
will be returned and
.I errno
will have been set to an appropriate error.
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.SH ERRORS
.TP
.B ENOKEY
The specified key does not exist.
.TP
.B EKEYEXPIRED
The specified key has already expired.
.TP
.B EKEYREVOKED
The specified key has been revoked.
.TP
.B EACCES
The named key exists, but does not grant
.B setattr
permission to 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)