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[PATCH] http_negotiate: a new option CURLOPT_GSSAPI_DELEGATION

From: Kamil Dudka <>
Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2011 00:40:31 +0200

On Friday 08 July 2011 16:19:03 Kamil Dudka wrote:
> On Thu July 7 2011 21:42:26 Dan Fandrich wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 03:14:15PM -0400, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> > > This completely disables delegation in libcurl. Are there plans to
> > > add an option for this or would you accept a patch to add this? The
> > > freeipa project needs to be able to do delegation in libcurl.
> >
> > That was a limitation we accepted in the interests of releasing a timely
> > fix and avoiding prematurely publicising the issue. Since none of the
> > core curl developers uses Kerberos, it would have been a bit risky to
> > develop a proper API without public feedback. I believe that patches
> > to add such an API would be welcome.
> I think this patch should go on top of the Julien's patchset, which is not
> yet in. Could we make at least some consensus on the API change at this
> point? Chances are that Red Hat will need to fix this prior to the usptream
> fix. My proposal is a new easy option CURLOPT_GSSAPI_DELEGATION that given
> 1L enables the old behavior. Any objections? Thanks in advance.

Attached is a draft of the proposed patch that applies on the current upstream
HEAD. Note I will not be able to respond in the next two weeks as I am just
leaving for vacation.


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Received on 2011-07-09