> > Previously, we set pg_krb5_server to NULL, which is something
> > completely different than pg_krb_srvname=NULL (yes, they are named
> > very closely, but they are completely different things).
> > krb5_sname_to_principal() was never called.
> > This is what wasn't working for me.
> > > I have applied the following patch which updates the
> > > to reflect 'localhost', and improves the error message to always
> > > print the server name as well as the service name. (We have had
> > > complaints about poor Kerberos error messages before.)
> > 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.
I htink you need to update the .c file as well - you changed a message
there to read "localhost" last time around.
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