[OpenAFS] Re: Authentication without aklog

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@MIT.EDU
Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:40:38 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 31 Jul 2014, Andrew Deason wrote:

>> To me, this represents a big dificulty for a project as cross-platform
>> as OpenAFS; it would probably require dedicated effort per-platform,
>> so we would likely end up in a fragmented state for some (long) period
>> of time.
> Any discussion about implementation (which seems premature to me)
> belongs in -devel and not here. But I also would not expect this to work
> flawlessly even within a single platform (that's the "downside" of "the
> rpc.gssd approach"), so not working on different platforms I don't find
> very concerning.

Believe it or not, my mail was already trimmed to avoid some bits which 
were only appropriate on -devel.  Maybe I didn't trim enough ;)

>> Then again, I guess we're already fragmented for other things (i.e.,
>> PAGs), so maybe that's not so bad.  I don't know how many sites there
>> are that require cross-platform feature parity, these days.
> PAGs are "fragmented" only on OS X; unless you just mean in the
> technical details of how they are implemented, but I don't see how
> that's relevant.

I just meant OS X.