Marc Aurele La France tsi at ualberta.ca
Wed Sep 7 16:50:56 EDT 2005

On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Tom Yu wrote:

>>>>>> "Donn" == Donn Cave <donn at u.washington.edu> writes:
> Donn> On Sep 6, 2005, at 3:10 PM, Marc Aurele La France wrote:
>>> On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Tom Yu wrote:
>>>> I count at least two issues in your original message: the loadable
>>>> object issue, and the fake_addrinfo issue.  I would like to keep
>>>> those
>>>> separate.  Thanks.

>>> Denied.  Both issues arise out of porting krb5 to AIX 5.3.  I don't
>>> have the resources to figure out whether any part of this should
>>> have actually been addressed in an earlier AIX release.

> Donn> Is your fake_addrinfo report like #3107 ?
> Donn> ( http://mailman.mit.edu/pipermail/krb5-bugs/2005-June/003868.html )
> Donn> If so, it is in principle not about AIX, but rather about
> Donn> a collision between AI_NUMERICSERV and NUMERIC_SERVICE_BROKEN.
> Donn> That happens to obtain on AIX 5, but is better addressed
> Donn> on a platform independent basis.

> Thanks, Donn, for making my point for me.  :-)

> The live bug database entry is at:

> http://krbdev.mit.edu/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=3107

> Also, please note that we find it reasonable to fix the loadable
> object problem independently of the fake_addrinfo issue.  I understand
> that both issues arise from AIX 5.3 porting, but we like to track
> issues with a reasonably fine granularity, as it makes maintenance
> easier in the long run, especially if a problem found while porting to
> one platform becomes relevant to a completely different platform.

Enough!  It turns out that even your bugs list doesn't accept attachments.

I am leaving you in your ivory tower.


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