Subject: Re: SURVEY: Removal of Kerberos 4 from base
To: Greg Troxel <email@example.com>
From: Love <lha@NetBSD.org>
Date: 04/15/2005 18:23:57
Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I've asked core for permission to remove Kerberos 4 support from current,
> and thus the next upcoming netbsd major release after 3.0. I was asked to
> query our users if there was still users of the kerberos 4 code that felt
> that running Kerberos 4 from pkgsrc wasn't good enough. I promised to glue
> in code in the KDC so it would still service requests to Kerberos 4
> I'm not sure I understand exactly what you are proposing to do. In my
> case, I use krb4 with amanda (also firewalled, since I know that's
> dicey). It sounds like the *'d libraries below will be removed:
Yes, they would be removed. BTW, I looks to me that Amanda have kerberos 5
> Then, it sounds like the libraries will not be installed or used by
> normal base system programs, but the in-tree V5 KDC (/usr/sbin/kdc)
> would still be able to run and answer v4 AS-REQ and TGS-REQ queries.
> I don't follow whether krb524 will still work, but I personally don't
> care since that isn't needed for amanda.
> So if that's what you mean, that sounds ok.
Yes, exactly that.
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