Subject: Re: CVS and kerberos?
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Assar Westerlund <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/04/2001 01:50:50 (Christos Zoulas) writes:
> The major problem is that a lot of structure fields are named differently
> in heimdal, and exposed to user programs. 

I agree, structures exposed to user programs that shouldn't have been
is a problem.

> I think that it would make the world a better place if heimdal
> stopped suffering from NIH and followed the MIT naming structures.

The problem are not the names, but that parts of the data is quite
different in structure (pun intended) and that's hard to emulate
without declaring the structure and copying data back and forth.
We do not go out of our way to be different.