Deprecated functions (1.3.4)

Mike Friedman mikef at ack.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Sep 8 13:17:39 EDT 2004

On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 at 12:59 (-0400), Sam Hartman wrote:

> I think you are a bit confused about the meaning of KRB5_DEPRECATED.
> It's a preprocessor symbol you should define in your code if you use any
> of the depricated functinos.  We define it in our build because we still
> use some of these functions.


Thanks!  That's what I need to know (and, you're right, I was confused). I
just compiled one of my modules with KRB5_DEPRECATED set and I no longer
get the warning message (and the code appears to work).

> If you don't define it then you won't get prototypes for the
> functions.
> We do not plan to remove any functions during the 1.3.x code series.
> That is, if you see the function in 1.3.4, the earliest it could
> disappear is 1.4.
> As it turns out we don't plan to remove any of the depricated
> functions for 1.4.

That is all good to know.

Thanks again.


Mike Friedman                             System and Network Security
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