Jeffrey Altman jaltman at
Mon Jan 3 22:17:02 EST 2005

Sam Hartman wrote:

> And they mean roughly the same things?  I don't see how the operations
> are different except that gen_new must deal with duplicate hints.

The 'hint' in krb5_cc_new is optional.  The 'residual' in krb5_cc_resolv 
  is mandatory.  krb5_cc_new always generates a new ccache with a unique
name.  krb5_cc_resolv only returns the ccache of the specified name.

I don't see why the inclusion of the 'hint' would make things more 

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