Subject: Re: krb5 integration proposal
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Aidan Cully <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/24/1999 01:38:43
On Wed, Jun 09, 1999 at 09:42:43AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> 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.

What about a /usr/include/gssapi/rpc directory?  Is there a problem with
just putting the GSSRPC stuff in there?