Implementing preauthentication using loadable modules

Nalin Dahyabhai nalin at
Mon Oct 2 09:31:41 EDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 03:30:50PM -0400, Kevin Coffman wrote:
> Something else I'd like to see added is a module initialization and
> cleanup (init/fini) function as is defined for the other module
> interfaces.  We found this convenient to do required openssl
> initialization.

Makes sense.  The KDC loads its modules once, so no problem there.  At
the moment, libkrb5 loads and unloads modules for each call to
krb5_get_init_creds() -- would that cause problems for libraries like


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