Finding the version of kinit/klist

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen at
Fri Mar 6 18:55:11 EST 2009

Ken Raeburn <raeburn at> wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2009, at 13:43, petesea at wrote:
>> Is there any way to determine the version of kinit or klist?
> I'm afraid not, aside from the krb5-config option you noted.
> It's still in our bug database, but hasn't gotten any attention yet.
> :-( (I knew it had been reported, but took me a little digging to
> discover that the bug report was, in fact, from you, back in 2006...)
> Annoyingly, our argument parsing setup doesn't handle long options on
> most platforms, and both the 'v' and 'V' one-letter options of kinit
> are in use currently.  But it looks like klist doesn't have a either
> option yet....

Can the usage message display the current version?

(And maybe add a -h option to display the help screen)


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