Buildilng Krb5 against Sun Crypto Accelerators? (Todd Zino)

Henry B. Hotz hotz at
Fri Mar 11 15:30:32 EST 2005

On Mar 11, 2005, at 9:07 AM, krbdev-request at wrote:

> Has anyone had any experience trying to build the latest krb5  
> distributions
> against the Sun crypto accelerator hardware? From reading Sun's  
> whitepapers
> and sales pitches, I get the impression that all major DES/RSA crypto
> algorithms are embedded in the hardware, but the only 'supported'  
> software
> is OpenSSL 0.9.x and Apache 1.3.x (both in outdated incarnations  
> according
> to the last sales sheets I could find at

This may be a touch off-topic for this list, but Heimdal is usually  
built to use the OpenSSL crypto library.  If OpenSSL is using the  
hardware then Heimdal might inherit the use.

Also, what about the Sun Kerberos implementation in Solaris 10?
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