Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 132033
Enable GSSAPI / kerberos support for Mozilla / FireFox
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:48 EST
Description of problem:
One of the new features of Mozilla 1.7 touted in the release notes is:
"Support for Kerberos HTTP authentication using GSSAPI (benefits
Unix-like platforms including Linux and OS X)."
To enable this you need to pass --with-gssapi to the configure script
The current spec file doesn't have this.
Increasingly the single-sign-on benefits of Kerberos are driving
deployments. This feature of Mozilla coupled with mod_auth_kerb for
Apache make for a complete open source solution for secure
single-sign-on web applications.
Please consider making this simple change to the spec file. You
probably also want to add krb5-devel to the BuildReq line.
This is already enabled implicitly. The --with-gssapi flag is only
required if you have it installed in a weird place. Mozilla finds the
correct headers, and if you'll notice, we do build with it (the