GSS_RELEASE_NAME(3GSS) Generic Security Services API Library Functions


NAME


gss_release_name - discard an internal-form name

SYNOPSIS


cc [flag ...] file... -lgss [library ...]
#include <gssapi/gssapi.h

OM_uint32 gss_release_name(OM_uint32 *minor_status, gss_name_t *name);


DESCRIPTION


The gss_release_name() function frees GSS-API-allocated storage
associated with an internal-form name. The name is set to GSS_C_NO_NAME
on successful completion of this call.

PARAMETERS


The parameter descriptions for gss_release_name() follow:

minor_status
A mechanism-specific status code.


name
The name to be deleted.


ERRORS


The gss_release_name() function may return the following status codes:

GSS_S_COMPLETE
Successful completion.


GSS_S_BAD_NAME
The name parameter did not contain a valid name.


GSS_S_FAILURE
The underlying mechanism detected an error for which no
specific GSS status code is defined. The mechanism-
specific status code reported by means of the
minor_status parameter details the error condition.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+---------------+-----------------+
|ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+---------------+-----------------+
|MT-Level | Safe |
+---------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


attributes(5)


Solaris Security for Developers Guide


January 15, 2003 GSS_RELEASE_NAME(3GSS)