OpenSSH-snap-20040212 and the use of krb5-config

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Sat Feb 14 19:20:08 EST 2004

Douglas E. Engert wrote:
> With openssh-snap-20040212 the when it finds a 
> krb5-config file, does not call the AC_DEFINE(GSSAPI) or 
> AC_CHECK_HEADER(gssapi.h...) This means that GSSAPI and HAVE_GSSAPI_H 
> are not defined, and thus GSSAPI is not built. 

Fair enough.  How's this patch?

> If I rename the kerberos provided krb5-config file and run configure,
> the old method of finding the Kerberos lib and include directories 
> is used and OpenSSH builds with the GSSAPI. 
> There is also a seperate issue with the MIT version of krb5-config with
> finding the location of gssapi.h. Its in thier .../include/gssapi which 
> is not returned by the krb5-config --cflags.  I have reported that to MIT as 
> a seperate bug. 

I'm wondering what (if anything) configure should do about this. 
Currently it searches for GSSAPI includes in 
/path/to/kerberos/include/gssapi.  On the other hand, using krb5-config 
is supposed make things simpler, right :-?

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