- compare two internal-form names
cc [flag …] file… -lgss [library …] #include <gssapi/gssapi.h> OM_uint32 gss_compare_name(OM_uint32 *minor_status, const gss_name_t name1,const gss_name_t name2, int *name_equal);
The gss_compare_name() function allows an application to compare two internal-form names to determine whether they refer to the same entity.
If either name presented to gss_compare_name() denotes an anonymous principal, the routines indicate that the two names do not refer to the same identity.
The parameter descriptions for gss_compare_name() follow:
Mechanism-specific status code.
If non-zero, the names refer to same entity. If 0, the names refer to different entities. Strictly, the names are not known to refer to the same identity.
The gss_compare_name() function may return the following status codes:
The two names were of incomparable types.
One or both of name1 or name2 was ill-formed.
The underlying mechanism detected an error for which no specific GSS status code is defined. The mechanism-specific status code reported by means of the minor_status parameter details the error condition.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: