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Re: multi-mechanism gssapi

>>>>> "Luke" == Luke Howard <lukeh@PADL.COM> writes:

    Luke> Kevin,

    Luke> Does opening the library with RTLD_LOCAL help?

    Luke> What about linking Heimdal's library with an exports/map
    Luke> file?

    Luke> We really need mechglue...

    Luke> -- Luke

    >> This isn't exactly a heimdal question, but has heimdal
    >> implications.
    >> We have a shared gssapi "glue" library which allows an
    >> application to use multiple gssapi mechanisms.  The functions
    >> in this glue library must be named "gss_*".  It dynamically
    >> loads mechanism libraries and resolves function pointers.
    >> However, the functions in the heimdal gssapi library have the
    >> same "gss_*" names.  I run into problems with dynamic
    >> linking/loading the heimdal library because when a function
    >> within the heimdal library tries to call a gss_ function, if
    >> that function has already been resolved to the glue's version
    >> then the heimdal function calls the glue version instead of its
    >> own.
    >> Does anyone know of a way to properly get around this w/o
    >> changes to the current heimdal library?  If not, is there any
    >> chance of adding a prefix to the heimdal gssapi function names
    >> and wrappers for when it is used stand-alone?  (This is how the
    >> MIT library is built.)

    Luke> --

E No, but RTLD_GROUP on platforms where it exists will help.