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Re: Is Heimdal thread safe?
On 06 Sep 1999 05:39:12 +0200 Assar Westerlund <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> email@example.com (Johan Danielsson) writes:
> > It's a very simple function that just compares two names, and tells
> > whether they are equal. But if you need more that just the names
> > themselves to do this, you're smoked. In the Heimdal case you need a
> > krb5_context, and the only way to inject a krb5_context in this API is
> > via a global variable.
> Or you could do it with a thread-global variable, but that's also a
> For now I would suggest having a lock around the calls to the
> gss-api. Would that cause too much contention in your application?
Hopefully not, but I can't tell anything until I try.
Do you know whether MIT implementation is thread safe?
Independent question: Heimdal and MIT were tested against each other,
right? Do they interoperate?
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