krb5_db_entry: e_length & e_data

John Hascall john at
Wed Feb 11 11:33:30 EST 2004

> >Not speaking for MIT, but I would think that the tl_data would be
> >more applicable to any extensions you might need... This is a tagged list
> >that can be appended to db entries without requiring a db structure
> >change.

> FWIW, (also obviously not speaking for MIT), I use the tl_data fields for
> storing all of the extra crap I need in our KDC, and so far it has worked
> very well.  Since MIT code currently uses the tl_data fields for storing
> some of it's data, I don't think they're going away anytime soon.

Is this where I pipe up and request again tagged data fields in
the policy records too...


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