[Bug 142380] New: kmail ssl imap/smtp fail with kerberos installed
dmcgrath at cs.indiana.edu
Thu Mar 1 19:03:03 GMT 2007
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Summary: kmail ssl imap/smtp fail with kerberos installed
Platform: Compiled Sources
AssignedTo: kdepim-bugs kde org
ReportedBy: dmcgrath cs indiana edu
Version: (using KDE KDE 3.5.6)
Installed from: Compiled From Sources
Compiler: gcc (GCC) 4.1.1 (Gentoo 4.1.1-r3)
On an up to date gentoo installation, if the app-crypt/mit-krb5 ebuild is installed, kmail becomes unable to use SSL enabled IMAP or SMTP, and fails with an error of
"The process for the imaps://mail.server protocol died unexpectedly."
"The process for the smtps://mail.server protocol died unexpectedly."
After trying to reinstall kdepim, kdelibs, and kdebase, the solution turned out to be simply uninstalling the kerberos package. While this workaround exists, it is unsatisfactory, as my setup requires a kerberized ssh client.
The problem reappeared upon reinstallation of kerberos.
How to reproduce:
On an up to date gentoo system, install KDE as well as mit-krb5, or just enable the kerberos use flag.
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