We need a krb5 client library so we don't have to deal with this crap any longer. It's probably just as easy to write that than to have to deal with the headaches this causes.
Ok, the failure was somehow anticipated (http://web.archiveorange.com/archive/v/zVD39Mse2vCiK8Wzzy97)
I have committed a quick and dirty fix :
Obviously, we *must* find a better way to get this test working...