Magnus Hagander <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> The issue is *not* about GSSAPI vs krb5. It's with GSSAPI vs SSPI.

> The wire protocol is the same for them. It's a matter of which *client
> library* should be used to produce the packets that go over the network.

Oh, they're fully interchangeable at the wire level?  Is this true both
with respect to the PG client/backend protocol and the protocol to the
authentication server?  If there's no interoperability issues then I
agree that a configure-time choice is sufficient for selecting which
library to use.

                        regards, tom lane

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