Null realms and servers
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Sun Dec 24 23:13:55 EST 2006
>>>>> "Will" == Will Fiveash <William.Fiveash at sun.com> writes:
Will> On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 09:25:46PM -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
>> >>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at sun.com>
Nicolas> On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 06:38:55PM -0500, Sam Hartman
>> >> 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.
Nicolas> IMO, no, it's not acceptable for
Nicolas> krb5_sname_to_principal() to return a NULL realm.
>> That's nice. The time for this comment would have been months
>> ago or at the latest when the code was introduced.
Will> When I go through my archives of krbdev I don't see an
Will> e-mail with a subject about krb5_sname_to_principal
Will> changing. I do see an e-mail with the subject
Will> "[krbdev.mit.edu #2652] SVN Commit" that mentions this
Will> change (Message-id:
Will> <rt-2652-18689.18.2739608882209 at krbdev.mit.edu>). I would
Will> suggest that public interface changes get an e-mail to the
Will> krbdev list with a less generic subject.
You are of course completely right that we should have had a more
obvious public discussion. We think we've corrected that internal
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