[OpenAFS] Re: feasibility of moving lightweight-principals issue
"upstream" to kerberos
Douglas E. Engert
Wed, 04 Jan 2006 09:51:47 -0600
Adam Megacz wrote:
> Ken Hornstein <email@example.com> writes:
>>Be careful; in one sense, krb524d and gssklogd are basically the same
>>program, especially in terms of client transparency. It's just that
>>the utilities to use one of them are much more widespread.
> Ah yes. I wasn't aware that they shared code,
They don't really share any code, other then Kerberos and AFS libs.
> although I do know that they operate on essentially the same principle.
> But the "client side" of krb524d is built into the aklog that ships
> with OpenAFS, while the "client side" of gssklog is not. It's not
> just the widespreadness, it's the fact that you can safely assume that
> anybody who has installed a recent version of OpenAFS is guaranteed to
> have the krb524d client.
Yes, but there is no reason to consider shipping the follow on to gssklog
with AFS as well.
> - a
Douglas E. Engert <DEEngert@anl.gov>
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