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Newer page: version 4 Last edited on Friday, November 4, 2005 2:45:31 pm by IanMcDonald
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 Examples include: 
 * trying to lower a process's nice(1) value (ie make it a higher priority process) when you are not the superuser. (nice uses the setpriority(2) call, not the nice(2) call which returns EPERM). 
 * trying to unlink(2) (delete) a file when you do not have write access to the file or the directory, or open a file for reading when you do not have read access. 
+* doing something [SELinux] prohibits.  
 In general, EACCES seems morely to be used for file permission conflicts, while EPERM seems more likely to be used for process-related permission conflicts. But you can see that even system calls use them differently.