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

krb5_build_principal_va — Fill in pointer to principal structure

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C Prototype

krb5_error_code krb5_build_principal_va(
krb5_context context,
krb5_principal princ,
int rlen,
const char *realm,
va_list ap );


context (input/output) 

The context structure.

princ (output) 

The principal structure.

rlen (input) 

Realm name length.

realm (input) 

Realm name.

ap (input)  

A list of null-terminated strings.


krb5_build_principal and krb5_build_principal_va perform the same function; the former takes variadic arguments, while the latter takes a pre-computed varargs pointer.Both functions take a realm name realm, realm name length rlen, and a list of null-terminated strings, and fill in a pointer to a principal structure princ, making it point to a structure representing the named principal. The last string must be followed in the argument list by a null pointer.

Return Values

This routine returns the following KRB5 status codes:


Successful completion.


Insufficient memory.