Subject: Re: /etc/mk.conf: MKKERBEROS=no has no effect
To: Greywolf <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/17/2001 16:26:49
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 11:25:22AM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> Whenever I go to build openssh (in particular) or anything else that tenta-
> tively wants to have kerberos built into it, it pukes big time.  So,
> considering that I a) don't run kerberos, b) don't want to run kerberos
> and c) therefore don't want to build in kerberos support, I'd like to be
> able to disable the building of and dependencies upon the kerberos files.
> Upon examination of the makefile, I see a
> .if $MKKERBEROS == "no"
> there.  This is bloody absurd.  We already have stuff in /etc/mk.conf
> which says "If you want to build kerberos, then _enable_ these variables
> and set them to something meaningful", essentially.  Okay, fine, says I,
> and I put MKKERBEROS=no into /etc/mk.conf.
> I *still* have the same result -- openssh bitches mightily about
> misconfigured/undefined kerberos things upon build.

Can you be a bit more precise about the breakage? I've had "MKKERBEROS=no"
in my /etc/mk.conf ever since crypto was free for us lot to use with no
problems.. That isn't to say it definitely did something, but nothing