1.3.4: kadmin tries to open log file R/W (II)

Tom Yu tlyu at MIT.EDU
Fri Sep 3 15:20:56 EDT 2004

>>>>> "Sam" == Sam Hartman <hartmans at MIT.EDU> writes:

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Yu <tlyu at MIT.EDU> writes:
Tom> The kadmin client code itself is identical; only the library
Tom> with which it is linked is different.  Unfortunately, the
Tom> kadmin client code cannot easily distinguish between running
Tom> in local mode on a KDC host and running as a networked
Tom> client, so it too attempts to open the logfile.

Sam> OK, why was Mike seing different behavior with 1.2.8?

The call to krb5_klog_init() isn't in 1.2.8.  It was added in 1.3.x
because sometimes the server-side kadm5 library attempts to log
things, and having the logging be uninitialized would cause coredumps.


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