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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <Chuck.Caldar...@unisys.com>
Subject RE: Bug in RealmBase, JAASRealm, and/or Requestt object preventing proper role authorization
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2005 04:54:21 GMT
> From: Brad O'Hearne [mailto:brado@neurofire.com] 
> Subject: Re: Bug in RealmBase, JAASRealm, and/or Requestt 
> object preventing proper role authorization
> 
> The JAASRealm takes whatever user principal you have and the role  
> principal you have added to the subject, and creates a new  
> GenericPrincipal class

That's the part I was missing - that JAASRealm creates a new object, and
does not attempt to use your custom principal, even if it is a subclass
of GenericPrincipal.

> Btw, it appears that this was already logged as bug:
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=37044

The resolution is fixed, but it doesn't say what build level the fix
will be in.  Could check the nightlies, I suppose.

 - Chuck


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