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gsasl_simple_getpass - API function
int gsasl_simple_getpass(const char * filename, const char * username, char ** key);
- const char * filename
filename of file containing passwords.
- const char * username
- char ** key
newly allocated output character array.
Retrieve password for user from specified file. The buffer key
contain the password if this function is successful. The caller is
responsible for deallocating it.
The file should be on the UoW "MD5 Based Authentication" format,
which means it is in text format with comments denoted by # first
on the line, with user entries looking as "usernameTABpassword".
This function removes CR and LF at the end of lines before
processing. TAB, CR, and LF denote ASCII values 9, 13, and 10,
if output buffer contains the
if the user could not be
found, or other error code.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org
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Copyright © 2002-2012 Simon Josefsson.
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- RETURN VALUE
- REPORTING BUGS
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