svn commit: samba r11928 - in branches/SAMBA_4_0/source/auth/kerberos: .

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Nov 27 08:21:47 GMT 2005

On Sun, 2005-11-27 at 08:40 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 02:00:16AM +0000, abartlet at wrote:
> > +In the short-term, we deal with blocking by taking over the network
> > +send() and recv() functions, therefore making them 'semi-async'.  This
> > +doens't apply to DNS yet.
> Not that I know anything deeper about Kerberos, but why don't you add a routine
> like "Get me this data to the KDC for realm XXX.YY"?

That would require re-implementing (or calling into) the DNS lookup code
etc.  Now, it's probably a good extension, but hooking directly into
send_to_kdc() was easy as a first step.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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