HP Open Source Security for OpenVMS Volume 3: Kerberos > Chapter 6 KRB5 (Kerberos V5) Application Programming Interface

krb5_is_thread_safe — Check whether the Kerberos client code supports multithreading

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C Prototype

krb5_boolean krb5_is_thread_safe ( void );

Description

This routine returns a value indication whether the Kerberos client libraries (KRB$RTL.EXE, KRB$RTL32.EXE) are thread safe. On OpenVMS as of OpenVMS V8.3 (Kerberos V3.0), multithreading support is always enabled.

Return Values

This routine returns the following KRB5 status codes:

TRUEClient libraries are thread safe.
FALSE

Client libraries are not thread safe.