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NAME

valid_read - checks if a certain person has read permission on a file

SYNOPSIS

int valid_read( string file, mixed user, string func );

DESCRIPTION

Every time a user tries to read a file, thie driver calls valid_read in
the master object to check if the read should be  allowed.   The  argu‐
ments are the filename, the name of the person making the read, and the
calling function name.  If valid_read returns  non-zero,  the  read  is
allowed.

SEE ALSO

valid_write(4)