Re: [Gábor Gombás] Bug#564566: libkadm5clnt7: SONAME conflict with Heimdal

Zhanna Tsitkova tsitkova at
Mon Jan 11 09:06:21 EST 2010

Can you install these libraries in the different locations and use the  
environment variable to point to the desired implementation? For  
example, in /usr/lib/mit ?

On Jan 11, 2010, at 12:40 AM, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Greg Hudson <ghudson at> writes:
>> (I'd also like to understand better why Debian needs to have both  
>> sets
>> of libraries installed, but I have more pressing matters to  
>> investigate
>> at this moment.)
> It's very useful to be able to mix and match the libraries,  
> particularly
> when you're developing software and trying to ensure that it works  
> with
> all the major Kerberos implementations.  It primarily applies to the  
> basic
> libraries, of course, but increasingly I want to be able to have both,
> say, Authen::Krb5::Admin and Heimdal::Kadm5 installed at the same  
> time so
> that I can easily run test suites for software like wallet that will  
> be
> built on both.
> -- 
> Russ Allbery (rra at             < 
> >
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