Provided by: libkeyutils-dev_1.6-6_amd64 bug

NAME

       find_key_by_type_and_name - find a key by type and name

SYNOPSIS

       #include <keyutils.h>

       key_serial_t find_key_by_type_and_name(const char *type,
           const char *description, key_serial_t destringid);

DESCRIPTION

       find_key_by_type_and_name()  searches for a key with the given type and exact description,
       firstly in the thread, process and session keyrings to which a process is  subscribed  and
       secondly in /proc/keys.

       If  a  key  is  found, and destringid is not 0 and specifies a keyring, then the found key
       will be linked into it.

RETURN VALUE

       The function returns the ID of the key if a key was found or -1 otherwise.

ERRORS

       ENOKEY No key was found or the keyring specified is invalid.

       EKEYEXPIRED
              The key or keyring have expired.

       EKEYREVOKED
              The key or keyring have been revoked.

       EACCES The key is not accessible or keyring exists, but is not  writable  by  the  calling
              process.

LINKING

       When linking, -lkeyutils should be specified to the linker.

SEE ALSO

       request_key(2), keyctl(3), keyrings(7)