dpns_mkdir - create a new DPNS directory in the name server
int dpns_mkdir (const char *path, mode_t mode)
dpns_mkdir creates a new DPNS directory in the name server.
An entry is created in the name server database and the directory’s
owner ID is set to the effective user ID of the requestor. The group
ID of the directory is set to the effective group ID of the requestor
or is taken from the parent directory if the latter has the S_ISGID bit
The access permission bits for the directory are taken from mode, then
all bits set in the requestor’s file mode creation mask are cleared
(see dpns_umask(3)). The S_ISGID, S_ISUID and S_ISVTX bits are
path specifies the logical pathname relative to the current DPNS
directory or the full DPNS pathname.
This routine returns 0 if the operation was successful or -1 if the
operation failed. In the latter case, serrno is set appropriately.
ENOENT A component of path prefix does not exist or path is a
EACCES Search permission is denied on a component of the path
prefix or write permission on the parent directory is
EFAULT path is a NULL pointer.
EEXIST path exists already.
ENOTDIR A component of path prefix is not a directory.
ENOSPC The name server database is full.
ENAMETOOLONG The length of path exceeds CA_MAXPATHLEN or the length of
a path component exceeds CA_MAXNAMELEN.
SENOSHOST Host unknown.
SENOSSERV Service unknown.
SECOMERR Communication error.
ENSNACT Name server is not running or is being shutdown.
Castor_limits(4), dpns_chdir(3), dpns_chmod(3), dpns_umask(3)
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