ccache using linux Keyrings

Wachdorf, Daniel R drwachd at
Wed Apr 12 16:28:41 EDT 2006

That can all be easily done using the keyctl api.  Would you like to see
an API created to allow this functionality at a higher level?


-----Original Message-----
From: Sam Hartman [mailto:hartmans at] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2006 1:35 PM
To: Wachdorf, Daniel R
Cc: Kevin Coffman; Andy Adamson; Machin, Glenn D; krbdev at
Subject: Re: ccache using linux Keyrings

>>>>> "Wachdorf," == Wachdorf, Daniel R <drwachd at> writes:

    Wachdorf,> There is still the issue to resolve of when
    Wachdorf,> krb5_cc_active gets set.  Should it point to the first
    Wachdorf,> credentials cache made - then only move with a kswitch
    Wachdorf,> (or other type of external command?)
That would be my preference.  However I think you will need an API as
well as a command to deal with the thread and process cases.

More information about the krbdev mailing list