Updated draft for kadmind plugin API
jaltman at secure-endpoints.com
Mon Apr 23 17:52:04 EDT 2007
Henry B. Hotz wrote:
> I dislike complicating an API with "trivial" overhead functions, like
> special-purpose versions of free(). It's a forrest-for-trees, kind
> of thing. If we can't leave it as-is, can't we just declare that you
> use the standard system malloc()/free() routines?
You cannot assume that an application, a library, and a plug-in are all
using the same memory pool and C Runtime functions. That is why it is a
requirement that we have special functions to release memory allocations
from within the module that performed the allocation in the first place.
Secure Endpoints Inc.
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