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Re: behavior of passwordless logins has changed (Chris Ross) writes:

>   There's no way for Kerberos (Heimdal or otherwise) to *know* if you  
>have a password, so it has to prompt before trying.  I suppose that  
>the module could never bother to try to prompt if kerberos  
>isn't configured at all on the machine, though...

The old kerberos had a patch (or rather a section enabled) in

#if 0
    /* with this enabled and if there are no config files, Kerberos is 
       considererd disabled */
    if(tmp == NULL)
        return ENXIO;

I don't understand why this is disabled at all.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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