NAMEgss_release_buffer — Discard a buffer
SYNOPSIS#include < gssapi/gssapi.h>
gss_release_buffer( OM_uint32 *minor_status, gss_buffer_t buffer);
DESCRIPTIONFree storage associated with a buffer. The storage must have been allocated by a GSS-API routine. In addition to freeing the associated storage, the routine will zero the length field in the descriptor to which the buffer parameter refers, and implementations are encouraged to additionally set the pointer field in the descriptor to NULL. Any buffer object returned by a GSS-API routine may be passed to gss_release_buffer() (even if there is no storage associated with the buffer).
- Mechanism specific status code.
- The storage associated with the buffer will be deleted. The gss_buffer_desc object will not be freed, but its length field will be zeroed.
- Successful completion
- RFC 2743
- Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1
- RFC 2744
- Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings
HISTORYThe gss_release_buffer function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
AUTHORSJohn Wray, Iris Associates
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