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Re: Ticket cache file

I don't think anyone has ever done locking on the ccache.  It's not  
typically a heavily updated resource.  (Doesn't mean there couldn't be  
a problem though.)

On Mar 25, 2008, at 10:58 AM, Harald Barth wrote:

> When using telnet/rsh/ssh/whatever, the krb library appends a service
> ticket to the FILE: ticket cache. Does the library serialize that with
> appropriate file locking or is that the responsibility of the calling
> program or user?
> Otherwise I suspect that this
> for n in `seq 1 500` ; do
>    rsh host$n date & >/dev/null
> done
> could lead to ticket cache corruption. The suspects are running
> Heimdal 0.7.2 on FC3 emt64 (if it does matter).
> Harald.

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