Subject: Re: lib/4204 and libkafs
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 02/11/1999 12:01:38
On 11 Feb 1999, Johan Danielsson wrote:

> Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU> writes:
> > By linking libkafs before libkrb, though, you'd automatically get
> > the afs string2key instead of the MIT string2key.
> This is one thing that surprises me, why, and when was get_in_tkt
> added to libkafs? As far as I know we've never had any special version
> in kafs.

It was added in Jan, 97, in response to this PR.

> > I'm not sure what the remaining part of libkafs does, though.
> What it always was supposed to do, I guess -- interface to the afs
> syscall (without having to use a gazillion Transarc libraries with
> incomprehensible dependencies).

In response to your initial question, this library was imported in Dec
1995 with a log message "imported from KTH/Norway eBones". :-)

Take care,