Porting Heimdal's libkafs to MIT Kerberos

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at cmu.edu
Sat Jan 10 11:15:54 EST 2004

On Friday, January 09, 2004 15:13:58 -0800 Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> 

> Sam Hartman <hartmans at MIT.EDU> writes:
>> So, what would I like to see happen?  I'd like to see AFS
>> implementations pick up libkafs or some similar functionality.  I'd like
>> to see them provide a tool for finding afs libraries including libkafs.
> I agree with this.  I think it's actually more maintainable down the road
> for OpenAFS to build against MIT Kerberos and provide the requisite glue
> libraries than the other way around.

As an AFS developer, I also agree this is the right way to go.  And I would 
expect to see us beginning to include Kerberos dependencies in the 
not-too-distant future.

Of course, this would be a lot easier if the two major Kerberos 
implementations our users are likely to want to use could agree on how the 
API is supposed to work, so my code doesn't have to be filled with IFDEF's 
to handle the (sometimes non-obvious) differences.

-- Jeff

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