Using KfM's credentials cache with Krb5 1.3 on OS X 10.2.6

Love lha at
Wed Jul 23 15:27:27 EDT 2003

Ken Hornstein <kenh at> writes:

>>This assumes that OSX has a mechanism for opening a framework without
>> influencing the running application's namespace.  I suspect this is
>> true because without this feature it is almost impossible to
>> implement plugins that work.
> Note: I'm not an MacOS expert, so don't take my word as gospel, by any
> means.
> It seems to me that this, unfortunately, isn't possible.  It looks like
> the dlopen() equivalants (NSCreateObjectFileImageFromFile() and
> friends) can only be used on "bundles", not dynamic libraries.  At
> least if it is possible, I don't know the right API call to make it
> happen (NSCreateObjectFileImageFromFile() fails when used on the Kerberos
> framework).  But I sure hope I'm wrong :-/

Magnus Ahltorp wrote a pluging to Heimdal that read (not write) the ccapi
cc by doing the equvalent of dlopen. It was never distributed since it was
a ugly hack, but worked it did.


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