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GETFACL(1)              FreeBSD General Commands Manual             GETFACL(1)

NAME
     getfacl - get ACL information

SYNOPSIS
     getfacl [-d] [file ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The getfacl utility writes discretionary access control information
     associated with the specified file(s) to standard output.  If the
     getconf(1) utility indicates that is not in effect for a file then the
     standard discretionary access permissions are interpreted as an ACL
     containing only the required ACL entries.

     The following option is available:

     -d      The operation applies to the default ACL of a directory instead
             of the access ACL.  An error is generated if a default ACL cannot
             be associated with file.

     The following operand is available:

     file    A pathname of a file whose ACL shall be retrieved.  If file is
             not specified, or a file is specified as -, then getfacl reads a
             list of pathnames, each terminated by one newline character, from
             the standard input.

EXAMPLES
           getfacl /

     Retrieve ACL for the directory /.

           getfacl -d /

     Retrieve the default ACL for the directory /, if any.

DIAGNOSTICS
     The getfacl utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     setfacl(1), acl(3), getextattr(8), setextattr(8), acl(9), extattr(9)

STANDARDS
     The getfacl utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2c compliant.

HISTORY
     Extended Attribute and Access Control List support was developed as part
     of the TrustedBSD Project and introduced in FreeBSD 5.0.

AUTHORS
     Robert N M Watson

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE         March 30, 2000         FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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