Change in behavior for krb5_get_credentials()
raeburn at MIT.EDU
Tue Apr 26 18:22:18 EDT 2005
On Apr 26, 2005, at 18:17, Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
> On Tuesday, April 26, 2005 05:57:28 PM -0400 Sam Hartman
> <hartmans at mit.edu> wrote:
>> 3) Jeff's change plus an flag saying you want store errors. Clearly
>> document whether you get credentials on store errors. (I vote no)
> In case (3), you need to clearly document how to determine, at
> runtime, whether the credentials are valid after any particular error.
> Otherwise it is impossible for an application to insure that it
> neither leaks memory nor attempts to free something that is invalid or
> already freed.
If you return a null pointer or a valid pointer for the credential
handle, it's easy to check independent of the specific error returned.
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