Subject: Re: telnet problem
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/29/1998 15:22:40
On Mon, 29 Jun 1998, Ken Hornstein wrote:

> >This client is the one which Stanford pached to do Kerberos. It'll forward
> >your tickets (using kftgt I think) for you.
> Is this V4 or V5?  I know there are multiple V4 telnet clients for the
> Mac, and we have a working V5 one ...

V4, I think. Is there one you'd suggest?

> >Plus, for 1.2, it worked with NO change to the telnet client!
> Well, I guess the obvious thing to do is get the 1.2 sources and compare,
> right?
> So, I looked at the 1.2 sources.  state.c has been essentially
> unchanged since then, and telnetd in general hasn't really been changed
> at all (a few security holes have been fixed by the use of snprintf(),
> but nothing really major).  So I don't understand _how_ it could have
> worked with 1.2, because AFAICT it was essentially the same telnetd.
> Are you sure nothing else has changed on your end?

I'll check. But as I recall, it was after an upgrade post 1.2 (like to
1.2G or so) that I started having problems.

Maybe we enabled BINARY mode negotiation?

I'll try pulling down the 1.1 sources (going WAY back) and see what

Take care,