Change in behavior for krb5_get_credentials()
jaltman at MIT.EDU
Tue Apr 26 18:32:36 EDT 2005
Ken Raeburn wrote:
> 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.
Unfortunately, we can't even count on this behavior because the existing
interface does not set *out_creds to NULL on failure. It is the
responsibility of the caller to set *out_creds to NULL before the call.
It is only going to be safe to return credentials on error condition if
the caller sets a flag indicating that they are going to perform the
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