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Re: Preliminary GSSAPI Patches

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: "Henry B(dot) Hotz" <hotz(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Preliminary GSSAPI Patches
Date: 2007-04-26 23:09:57
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It will be applied as soon as one of the PostgreSQL committers reviews
and approves it.


Henry B. Hotz wrote:
> These patches have been reasonably tested (and cross-tested) on  
> Solaris 9 (SPARC) and MacOS 10.4 (both G4 and Intel) with the native  
> GSSAPI libraries.  They implement the gss-np and (incompletely) the  
> gss authentication methods.  Unlike the current krb5 method gssapi  
> has native support in Java and (with the SSPI) on Windows.
> I still have bugs in the security layer for the gss method.   
> Hopefully will finish getting them ironed out today or tomorrow.
> Documentation is in the README.GSSAPI file.  Make sure you get it  
> created when you apply the patches.

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