[Kevin Coffman] Proposal to export gssapi context

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
Wed Mar 10 16:55:04 EST 2004

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 04:39:31PM -0500, Kevin Coffman wrote:
> > How will you deal with SPKM/LIPKEY ? Have anyone updated the spec so its
> > possible to implement now ?
> I began trying to come up with something general enough for Kerberos and
> our (not-quite-complete) spkm-3 implementation, but it didn't seem
> reasonable. The current plan is to have a separate mech-specific context
> extraction routine. If anyone has ideas, that would be great.

When you export a context you already know the mech type.  So it's
entirely ok to have totally different exported context formats for
different mechanisms.


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