kerberos and port 88

Dan Shearer dan at
Mon Sep 11 16:14:36 GMT 2006

On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 09:46:14PM +1000, tridge at wrote:
> Andrew,
> I think some of the remaining failures on solaris are probably caused
> by the fact that older versions of solaris have port 88 in
> /etc/services for kerberos.
> I worked around the main problem with this by using for
> the kdc in the krb5.conf that Samba4 in the build farm uses, but I can
> see from the valgrind logs that getservbyname() is still being called
> (it causes a valgrind error due to bugs in the dlopen code in libc).

You might have a more representative box by disabling Sun's Kerberos
altogether on Solaris 8/9 buildfarm machines.

The Kerberos that comes with Solaris 8 and 9 is so bad a lot of people
just replace it.  And if you need to compile something against kerberos
then there is no choice because Solaris 8/9 doesn't have krb libraries
or headers. 

There are limits to this, someone from Sun set them out at


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