krb5_rd_req() server argument should be optional

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Fri Feb 15 19:02:22 EST 2002

Wow, you saw right through to my actual goal :)

Let me go a step further: ALL kerberized apps ought to use this modified
rd_req() API.

I have to wonder why it wasn't like this all along, but hey, let's just
fix it.



On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 05:24:44PM -0500, Cesar Garcia wrote:
> Yes!
> Would also like to see this make it's way to gssapi and,
> the kerberized apps that ship with the distribution.
> This would facilitate our migration from NIS (where we happen
> to use shortnames) to DNS, as a target host/application may then accept
> AP requests as either appname/shortname or appname/FQDN depending
> on how the client naming is configured.
> This would also useful in environment where one may be running VCS, but not
> necessarily using VCS service names consistently, i.e., using both VCS
> service names and proper hostnames.
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