Subject: Re: GSSAPI/krb5 support in pkgsrc
To: <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/27/2003 15:21:15
On 1046376585 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Roland Dowdeswell wrote:

>Another thing to keep in mind is with cvs, if you install the pkg
>then you lose GSSAPI support---but the support exists in the base
>system.  Our OpenSSH pkg has the same problem, only worse because
>it doesn't look like there is even a way to turn on this functionality
>that is provided in the base system's OpenSSH.
>This sort of thing makes the system much more difficult to use
>because it violates least surprise.

Something else which I've been wondering is there any reason why
SASL_USE_GSSAPI is not conditional on USE_KERBEROS?  It would seem
to me to make sense for it to inherit its default value from the
global Kerberos setting.

    Roland Dowdeswell                      http://www.Imrryr.ORG/~elric/