Kinit errorcode in Samba is not returned.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Nov 9 20:05:50 MST 2010

On Tue, 2010-11-09 at 00:53 -0800, ranji wrote:
> Yes Andrew I accept that it is not part of Samba. 
> I need the error codes for my further operations. 
> Example : if there is an error like "Unknow realm". I would like to catch
> that error code and inform the agents accordingly.
> Is it possible to link with kerberos binaries .ie., without using kerberos
> source code ???

Yes, as long as you have the kerberos development headers installed. 

>                                          OR
> Can i link the kerberos API using Makefile's CONFOPTS???? 

No, you need to do so independently of Samba, or to solve your original
problem, perhaps just parse the standard output and error streams of

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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