[OpenAFS] kaserver deperecation, OpenAFS future, etc...

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Wed, 18 Oct 2006 23:16:49 -0400 (EDT)

> are distributed make that the default install for a server.  But ...
n> if you've never been to an AFS BPW, or spent a lot of time reading
> the developer mailing list, then maybe you wouldn't know.  That's
> not necessarily wrong, mind you ... I'm just explaining where it
> was talked about.  I don't there was a vote, and I don't know if
> it was a formal discussion item by the Elders ... I think if you
> asked most of the AFS people around, they would all say that there
> is a "strong" recommendation to use a Kerberos 5 KDC ... definately
> for a new installation.  I don't think we agreed that it was
> deprecated, but it was certainly in my mind that no NEW kaserver
> installations should be deployed.
> I don't think that people are going to break kaserver anytime soon
> ...  I suspect bugs will be fixed in it for a long time.  But
> seriously, there is almost no reason to not upgrade and plenty of
> reasons TO upgrade.  If you haven't done it, you should be at least
> be thinking about it.
> A formal statement by the Elders might be useful here.

We'd have to vote on it first. It was never voted on at any meeting I was