Problems with threading and gssapi authentication

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Tue May 31 16:08:41 BST 2011

On Mon, 30 May 2011 00:24:17 -0400, Scott Henson <sjh at> wrote:
> I tracked down the problem to the kerberos context getting reused by
> subsequent connections. I've attached a patch that cleans up the kerberos
> context once the gssapi authentication is complete. After that, the next
> connections that come through get clean states to start authentication with.
> I also picked up the connection lock around the kerberos authentication. I
> don't think this is strictly necessary, but it seems like a good idea to me.
> I'd love to see this in the 6.3.4 release. Thanks!

There is also a Debian bug on this, where I had a guinea pig try out a
patch (unsuccessfully). The patch looks reasonable enough, so a +1 from
me for merging.

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