Proposal to export gssapi context

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Wed Mar 24 15:27:45 EST 2004

>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at> writes:

    Nicolas> On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 02:49:38PM -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
    Sam> I don't think having a macro for the current version in a public
    Sam> header is a good idea.  People might use it and failing to think of a
    Sam> way of using it that would be correct.

    Sam> The version number should be in the structure name.

    Nicolas> IIRC I convinced Sam on the phone that it is entirely possible to have
    Nicolas> an interoperable standard for exported context tokens for the Kerberos V
    Nicolas> mechanism.

But you didn't convince me we were doing that nor that we should be
doing that for this application.

The NFS implementation would rather deal with a C struct than
something they have to parse.  That's clearly outside the scope of the

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