Comments on the use of plugins
Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
Fri Jun 15 11:56:02 EDT 2007
On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 09:31:14AM -0500, Douglas E. Engert wrote:
> While testing the PKINIT code from the svn, I ran into some issues with plugins.
> o The location of the plugin directory is absolute set from
> LIBDIR /krb5/plugins/preauth/ This can not be overridden
> from krb5.conf, a parameter or the ENV. I had to reconfigure
> with a --prefix=/krb5m then add a /krb5m-> /afs/anl.gov/....
> For production, there needs to be a way to specify an
> alternate location, maybe from krb5.conf, or at least from
> a KRB5_* env variable.
It might be nice, in general, if there was some facility to help
applications find a directory that is supposed to hold plug-ins for a
Something like RPATH, including support for tokens like $ORIGIN
(including both, the origin of the app and the origin of the shared
object calling dlopen()).
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