Heads up: kadm5 initialization API change in 1.8

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
Mon Aug 17 18:56:35 EDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 06:50:57PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-08-17 at 16:06 -0400, Nicolas Williams wrote:
> > But all the kadm5 server functions already take a server handle, and
> > that server handle already has a krb5_context field, so it should be
> > possible to always use the same krb5_context.  What am I missing?
> Prior to my change, the caller has no access to that context.  Moreover,
> if a failure happens during initialization (which is the most common
> case), the context is destroyed before the caller receives the error
> code, taking with it any hope of retrieving the extended error
> information.

Got it.


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