DNS lookups and krb4 Support
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Sat May 31 14:59:41 EDT 2003
>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Langasek <vorlon at netexpress.net> writes:
Steve> Are you talking about service records such as this one?:
Steve> _kerberos._udp IN SRV 0 0 88 kerberos-1
Steve> Given that service records encode the port number in the
Steve> RR, I can only conclude that any software that would look
Steve> at this record and assume it can send krb4 requests to the
Steve> machine named kerberos-1 on port 750 is buggy.
O, no, it assumes it can send krb4 packets on port 88. And often can
Steve> Fixing such
Steve> a bug would break backwards compatibility, true; but that
Steve> doesn't make it less of a bug.
Ah, for a world where you could ignore interoperability concerns when
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