KFW and Vista

Henry B. Hotz hotz at jpl.nasa.gov
Wed Nov 22 13:32:43 EST 2006

FWIW I don't see a need to continue integrated support of W2K for  
very long.  You could consider "freezing" a W2K version of KfW and  
continuing development for XP+ only.  I suppose it boils down to  
which is less effort over time.

On Nov 22, 2006, at 9:05 AM, krbdev-request at mit.edu wrote:

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> Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 13:36:29 -0500
> From: Jeffrey Altman <jaltman at secure-endpoints.com>
> Subject: KFW and Vista
> To: "'krbdev at mit.edu'" <krbdev at mit.edu>
> Message-ID: <4563472D.9060002 at secure-endpoints.com>
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>     (a) The Windows Vista SDK does not support Windows 2000.

> These issues are going to be common for both KFW and OpenAFS.  I am
> considering a direction which involves treating Vista as a new  
> operating
> system platform and providing a separate set of installers that  
> work on
> Vista but not previous OSs and modifying the existing installers for
> 2000, XP, 2003 to refuse to install on Vista once the Vista specific
> installers are available.
> This would mean producing separate builds with the VS.NET 2003  
> compiler
> for older OSs and VS2005 builds for Vista.
> Comments?
> Jeffrey Altman

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Henry.B.Hotz at jpl.nasa.gov, or hbhotz at oxy.edu

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