Overriding profile settings

Greg Hudson ghudson at MIT.EDU
Mon May 13 22:50:12 EDT 2013

On 05/13/2013 07:41 PM, Mark Schreiber wrote:
> I'm writing some libkrb5-using code.  I'd like to override one setting
> from the config files in that code, but otherwise use the settings from
> the config file.

I don't think we support that very well right now, unfortunately.  What
setting do you want to override?  There may be a way to handle it

> If this is intentional, it seems strange that profile_update_relation()
> and profile_add_relation() would be exposed in the public API, since
> they would not then seem to be useful to an external caller.

Those functions are intended to allow a caller to permanently edit the
profile, not to edit the in-memory copy.

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