Subject: Re: CVS and kerberos?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/03/2001 18:20:30
In article <>,
Jason R Thorpe <> wrote:
>On Sat, Mar 03, 2001 at 12:28:50PM -0400, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> > It seems Kerberos 5 support is broken with ssh as well.. would it be
> > beneficial to have a compatibility layer (libkrb5_compat_mit or something)
> > to implement the MIT API?
>For a lot of things, the differences are minor.  For other things,
>applications use functions that technically were internal MIT routines
>(not really part of the API), but which unfortunately were prototyped
>in headers that applications included (so, hey, they used the routines).

The major problem is that a lot of structure fields are named differently
in heimdal, and exposed to user programs. I think that it would make the
world a better place if heimdal stopped suffering from NIH and followed
the MIT naming structures.