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Bug#622146: nfs-common: compatibility between squeeze and sid broken

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 02:31:36PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "Steve" == Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

>     Steve> Hi Sam, I've also run into this bug, in the context of
>     Steve> preparing to update nfs-utils in Ubuntu for IPv6 support.  My
>     Steve> NFS server is running squeeze, and updating causes the client
>     Steve> and server to fail to negotiate as described.

> Your nfs server is squeeze and your client was squeeze but is now more
> than squeeze?

> (substitute ubuntu releases with pre-ipv6 nfs-utils as appropriate for
> squeeze?)

Yes - Ubuntu currently has an nfs-utils package based on 1:1.2.2-4 (precisely
the version in squeeze), and I'm in the process of updating it to 1.2.4.

> R24603 in MIT upstream subversion.

> See attached.


> I'm happy to interact with SRM for the krb5 side of it.  However, the
> bug as reported didn't seem to be this one because the server involved
> was older than squeeze.

Oh, the original report said that the problem happened with a squeeze
server.  Only agi reported it with a lenny server.

> so I didn't actually have any users rrequesting a solution to a problem
> I knew how to solve.  If you have a problem that this krb5 patch and the
> mentioned nfs-utils patch solve then we definitely should propose a
> backport to SRM.  I'll be happy to prepare krb5 packages.

So the originally linked patch for nfs-utils,
doesn't apply cleanly against the nfs-utils 1.2.2 in squeeze; it appears to
have some prerequisites. (The number of args to gssd_acquire_cred has
changed.)  Anyone know which commits we need here?  Or should I just rewrite
gssd_acquire_cred(NULL, GSS_C_NT_HOSTBASED_SERVICE) to

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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