Kevin Coffman kwc at
Tue Sep 21 16:35:45 EDT 2004

Alexandra Ellwood wrote:
> On Sep 21, 2004, at 2:18 PM, Sam Hartman wrote:
> > To my knowledge our code does not support a ticket_lifetime relation
> > in krb5.conf.
> Correct, no released versions of MIT's code support the ticket_lifetime 
> relation.
> However, cvs-current sources have supported it for about a month now.  
> The new code expects the lifetime string to be in the same format used 
> by the "renew_lifetime" relation -- which has existed since krb5-1.1.  
> Note that this is also the same lifetime format as kinit's -l option 
> uses.

Forgive me for it has been over a month since my last "cvs up"

Unfortunately, as noted in:

there are a lot of krb5.conf files floating around which this will
break.  Would a patch that assumed an "s" for values with no letter
suffix be considered?

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