Interface to extended filesystem attributes¶
Used as flags value, the target attribute will be created, giving an error if it already exists.
Used as flags value, the target attribute will be replaced, giving an error if it doesn’t exist.
The security name space, used by kernel security modules to store (for example) capabilities information.
The system name space, used by the kernel to store (for example) ACLs.
The trusted name space, visible and accessibly only to trusted processes, used to implement mechanisms in user space.
The user name space; this is the name space accessible to non-privileged processes.