Revenge of the 3 Headed Monster... Kerberos bites hard

Everette Gray Allen Everette_Allen at
Thu Jun 13 18:00:00 EDT 2002

Ok folks did this issue get resolved?
Better question is there a version of lprng which will compile, link and
run on MacOS X 10.1.5 with kerberos support for authentication?
Actually is there a version that will do so on newer development
versions of MacOS?

Patrick Powell wrote:
> OK OK, I took flack for using a 'not really meant for public
> consumption but I don't know what to use instead' Kerberos 5
> function.
> What happens when you use a 'unix socket' or 'named pipe' for a
> client to server connection?
> Ummm... that IS an interesting question.  I will simply refer you
> to the error message from the Kerberos support library:
> 2002-03-02-13:47:16.843 h110 [83535] RCVSEC  t1: server_krb5_auth:
>   retval 1, error:
> 'on server server_krb5_auth failed -
>    krb5_rd_priv failed: Incorrect net address'
> I suppose that this sort of thing needs to be special cased into
> the lookup code... you will need to check the af_family field or
> whatever in the struct sockaddr structure.  I suppose that I will
> have to add 'special casing' into the LPRng code to abort connections
> using named pipes, etc.  Perhaps when the solution is found it
> could be added to the 'developers notes' that are supposed to be
> in the distribution?
> Glad it's not my problem this time...
> Patrick ("Don't point a finger... there are 3 pointing right
>    back at yourself") Powell
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