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Re: need more explanation on krb4->krb5 conversion
On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, David Komanek wrote:
> > > http://www.pdc.kth.se/heimdal/heimdal.html#Kerberos%204%20issues
> > > "Fortunately, the KDC has a trump on hand: it can easily tell if a
> > > principal exists in the database. The KDC will use
> > > krb5_425_conv_principal_ext to convert principals when handling to version
> > > 4 requests."
> > >
> > > Sorry, what is krb5_425_conv_principal_ext? The document doesn't say one
> > > has to create any such!
> > There is a man page for krb5_425_conv_principal_ext.
> Martin, regarding the format of the manpage text and man chapter (3) I
> suppose this is a C-language function in some library, which is used
> by Heimdal programs. Therefore you shouldn't use it directly except your
> own written programs and contributions to Heimdal sourcetree. Various
> heimdal binaries can call it as needed.
OK, I got it. So why isn't there krb5_425_conv_principal_ext() ? ;)
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