krb5-1.5-alpha1 is available

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Wed May 31 11:50:15 EDT 2006

>>>>> "greg" == greg  <greg at> writes:

    greg> On May 31, 2:55am, Tom Yu wrote: } Subject: krb5-1.5-alpha1
    greg> is available

    >> Major changes in 1.5 - ----------------------
    >> Merged to the trunk and included in this alpha release:
    >> * plug-in architecture (in-progress)

    greg> Is the plug-in architecture only to support multiple
    greg> databases or is it a generic mechanism which will support
    greg> authorization payload injection and the like?

Long term, it will support authorization injection; there is not
currently a plugin for this.

    greg> Based on our experiences and other issues which consistently
    greg> pop-up on the list the ability to intercept and modify, at a
    greg> minimum, AS_REQ and TGS_REQ handling is needed.

We're probably not all that interested in plugins that would encourage
violation of RFC 4120, but we are definitely interested in preauth and
authz_data plugins.

    greg> We've been carrying out plug-in system for a couple of years
    greg> now and would certainly like to use something in-tree if
    greg> possible.

    greg> Thanks muchk, have a good day.

    greg> Greg

    greg> }-- End of excerpt from Tom Yu

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