krb5_rd_cred() ?

Derrick Schommer dschommer at
Tue Nov 30 13:28:25 EST 2004

No problem, the API isn't that complex but finding the flow control can
be a challenge.


-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Gerfen [mailto:jason.gerfen at] 
Sent: Dienstag, 30. November 2004 13:19
To: Ken Hornstein
Cc: krbdev at
Subject: Re: krb5_rd_cred() ?

Ken Hornstein wrote:

>>   Ken> FYI; just call krb5_init_context(); I doubt there is a reason
>>   Ken> to use krb5_init_secure_context in this case.
>>No, you actually do want secure context here.  Picture something like
>>su being pam authenticated with KRB5_KTNAME set.
>Good point; I had forgotten about that one.
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I really have to thank you all for your helping me to understand the 
correct flow of making calls to the Kerberos API.  Now I just need to 
finish this module which there isn't much left.  Thanks again everyone.

Jason Gerfen
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