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GSS_RELEASE_BUFFER(3)						Programmer's Manual					     GSS_RELEASE_BUFFER(3)

gss_release_buffer -- Discard a buffer
#include <gssapi/gssapi.h> OM_uint32 gss_release_buffer(OM_uint32 *minor_status, gss_buffer_t buffer);
Free 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).
minor_status Mechanism specific status code. buffer 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.
GSS_S_COMPLETE Successful completion
RFC 2743 Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1 RFC 2744 Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings
The gss_release_buffer function first appeared in FreeBSD 7.0.
John Wray, Iris Associates
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