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, respectively.
Return GSASL_OK if output buffer contains the password,
GSASL_AUTHENTICATION_ERROR if the user could not be found, or other
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