Subject: Re: krb5 integration proposal
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/09/1999 09:42:43
On Tue, 8 Jun 1999, Ken Hornstein wrote:

: >rpc implementation with krb5's gssrpc implementation..  There will be two
: >RPC libraries installed on the system. (one of which is libc.)
: BTW, there _is_ a reason for this.  It turns out the GSSRPC that
: comes with Kerberos 5 is essentially only useful for talking to
: the Kerberos 5 admin server (it doesn't follow the GSSRPC spec, so
: it's not useful for, say, GSSRPC authenticated NFS).

Then it doesn't necessarily need to be in its own library; tossing the
objectfiles into another dependent k5 library should be fine.

There's still the header file goop, of course.  <sigh>  Something other than
`#ifdef GSSAPI' really needs to be done.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.