Error while compiling krb 1.5

Douglas E. Engert deengert at
Wed Jul 5 17:15:55 EDT 2006

Ken Hornstein wrote:

>>My guess is that most people's static build requirements would be
>>satisfied by a build option that builds both static and shared libraries,
>>still builds all the server code (kdc, kadmind, etc.) against the shared
>>libraries, and only builds the clients against the static libraries.  That
>>makes the build machinery more complex, but it sould resolve the plugin
>>problem since I don't expect the clients will need plugins.
> That's exactly what I need.
> Regarding GSS mechs ... I only care about one (the Kerberos mechanism).
> Seems like that would easy to just include that in the GSS library
> if you ask for a static client build.
> (God, if a plugin directory would need to be configured on the client ...
> GAACK!  What a configuration nightmare).

That is what Solaris 10 does. There is a /etc/gss directory, with a
/etc/gss/mech files with a few methods:
kerberos_v5, spnego, and two diffie_hellman mechs.

> --Ken
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