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

krb5_mk_error — Format an error message

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C Prototype

krb5_error_code krb5_mk_error(
krb5_context context,
const krb5_error *dec_err,
krb5_data *enc_err );


context (input/output) 

The context structure.

dec_err (input) 

The error structure to format.

enc_err (output) 

The formatted error buffer.


This routine formats the error structure *dec_err into an error buffer *enc_err.

The error buffer storage (enc_err->data) is allocated, and should be freed by the caller when finished.

Return Values

This routine returns the following KRB5 status code:


Successful completion.