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Re: [patch RFC] Add option to set Kerberos name

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 22:46:12 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 20 Jul 2011, Pete Zaitcev wrote:

> This patch comes about because of a need to run a RESTful API service
> with Kerberos authentication on a system which already has a webserver.
> Specifically this:
> As you can see, it necesserily conflicts with any patch that adds new
> options, since we have them all numbered. For now I'd like someone to
> comment if I am even doing the right thing here. I have no problem
> maintaining the patch while we discuss it, in particular moving it on top of
> Adam's patch if it gets into a release.

Thanks for reiterating this.

I think this patch looks fine. I would only like it to also move the
name-creation logic into a separate function and have http_negotiate_sspi.c
use that same function so that libcurl will work the same even if SSPI is

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