Automating usage of smbspool_krb5_wrapper

Mikhail Novosyolov m.novosyolov at
Fri Dec 6 06:36:50 UTC 2019

06.12.2019 09:30, Andreas Schneider пишет:
> On Thursday, 5 December 2019 22:27:59 CET Mikhail Novosyolov wrote:
>> 26.11.2019 19:20, Andreas Schneider пишет:
>>> On Tuesday, 26 November 2019 00:49:08 CET Mikhail Novosyolov via samba-
>>>> I have tested those 4 patches (2 yours, Andreas, and 2 mine that I sent
>>>> here previously). Behaviour of /usr/lib/cups/backend/smb symlinked to
>>>> patched smbspool_krb5_wrapper seems to be correct: it passes printing
>>>> tasks from printers without "AuthInfoRequired negotiate" directly to
>>>> smbspool and correctly finds /tmp/krb5cc_$UID for printers with
>>>> "AuthInfoRequired negotiate", where UID is a local ID of a domain user.
>>>> I clearly see this in /var/log/cups/error_log when it is "LogLevel
>>>> debug2" in /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.
>>>> So, these patches are ready to be merged, I think.
>>> I'm not able to apply your patches. Could you please send patches created
>>> with 'git format-patch' or point me to a git repo where I could pick
>>> them?
>> Hello Andreas,
>> I have recently read how it is recommended to send patches to Linux kernel
>> and it is recommended to send them as plain text, not as attachments, so
>> I'm resending them as plain text emails in the following emails.
> For samba we prefer one attachment as a patchset or a merge request.
Ok, thanks.
> I opened one here:
Why are you sure that the root user cannot print using Kerberos authorization? There should be no problem to get a kerberos ticket from root and sometimes it can be needed, for example if system-config-printer GTK+ GUI is run from root via consolekit or if a crappy proprietary applications works from root and requires printing.

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