Subject: Re: options NFSKERB (?!)
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/17/2000 22:39:01
In article <>,
Frank van der Linden <> wrote:
>On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 04:35:41PM -0800, Steve Lumos wrote:
>> Can somebody tell me the status of NFSKERB? I noticed that exports(5)
>> mentions -kerb and options NFSKERB, and net searching showed
>> NFSKERB-related messages in the changelogs as of last June, but the source
>> still contains a bunch of:
>> #ifdef NFSKERB
>>   XXX
>> #endif
>> Since those are usually preceded by a comment like "Now encrypt
>> something", I thought maybe I just needed to install the secrsrc tarball,
>> but it doesn't appear to contain any files from sys/.
>This option has always been dead, it was never completed. I updated the
>exports(5) manpage to say so. Now that export restrictions for the US
>are better for open source, people may be more motivated to actually
>implement it.

I've done the MIT authentication user stuff, but I have not tested it.