IPv6 Kerberos server address handling in SASL2 GSSAPI plugin

Alexey Melnikov alexey.melnikov at isode.com
Thu Aug 6 07:07:48 EDT 2009

Xu, Qiang (FXSGSC) wrote:

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Alexey Melnikov [mailto:alexey.melnikov at isode.com] 
>>Sent: Thursday, August 06, 2009 6:40 PM
>>To: Xu, Qiang (FXSGSC)
>>Cc: cyrus-sasl at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
>>Subject: Re: IPv6 Kerberos server address handling in SASL2 
>>GSSAPI plugin
>>There are some IP manipulation calls being done when the 
>>calling application provides local/remote IP addresses. These 
>>are in "<ip>;<port>" format, so functions manipulating them 
>>are not looking for ':'. So I think this is not relevant to 
>>GSSAPI plugin.
>To be honest, I still don't quite understand what you said. Could you elaborate? What functions are manipulating the IP addresses? You mean getaddrinfo() or getnameinfo()?
Neither. I meant _sasl_ipfromstring() called from sasl_setprop() [in 

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