error info handling in MIT krb5 code

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Wed Mar 29 18:46:01 EST 2006

On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 06:37:44PM -0500, Ken Raeburn wrote:
> On Mar 29, 2006, at 18:23, Nicolas Williams wrote:
> >Perhaps this is an argument for redesigning log files, facilities and
> >protocols, but that's way beyond what MIT can do in the scope of  
> >krb5 :/
> >I'm sure :)
> Certainly for this next release! :-)

On the double!

> >The way we handle exceptional cases is this: the localization team  
> >will
> >file bugs when they run into strings that are difficult to  
> >localize, and
> >engineering will fix them.
> Nice... you have a localization team... :-)

We have, otherwise we couldn't have the business model we have.

> >Minimizing changes for vendors who've integrated MIT krb5 source and
> >done some localization work already would be nice though...  :^)
> Well, I think we'd be happy to discuss how to get their changes back  
> into our source tree...

What I meant is that finding a way to avoid peppering code with
gettext() calls would be good; see my comments about ssh in OpenSolaris.


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