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Re: [HACKERS] Kerberos brokenness and oops question in 8.1beta2

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>,kovert(at)omniscient(dot)com
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Kerberos brokenness and oops question in 8.1beta2
Date: 2005-10-15 15:45:49
Message-ID: 29708.1129391149@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Magnus Hagander wrote:
>> This is not correct.
>> The default is *not* "localhost". It's the "local host name". As in
>> what's returned by gethostname().

> Ah, local host name, not localhost.  Poor wording.  Text updated:

> 	If not set, the default is the server hostname.  See <xref
> 	linkend="kerberos-auth"> for details.  This parameter can only be set at
> 	server start.

The code patch also assumed that "localhost" is a valid way to describe
the default; you have to do something about that too.

			regards, tom lane

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