Null realms and servers

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Fri Dec 15 18:49:55 EST 2006

On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 06:38:55PM -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
> First, is it acceptable to release 1.6 in this stae.  My gut feeling
> is that we will need to document the bug, but it is acceptable.  It's
> not great and we want to fix it.

IMO, no, it's not acceptable for krb5_sname_to_principal() to return a
NULL realm.

> I'm also not sure what the fix is.  [...]

IMO the fix is to introduce a new sname to princ API that can tell the
caller the method used to derive the principal's realm.


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