referrals in 1.6
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Wed Feb 28 18:08:27 EST 2007
>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at Sun.COM> writes:
Nicolas> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 10:54:40AM -0500, Sam Hartman
Nicolas> wrote: It sounds like you'd want a compile-time switch
Nicolas> for default behaviour. That's certainly reasonable.
Nicolas> It's not yet clear that it would be reasonable to exclude
Nicolas> support for a configuration knob for selecting service
Nicolas> principal name/realm canonicalization methods.
>> It's basically our policy to avoid compile-time switches.
>> That was something Marshall was very firm about; he's no longer
>> around and we could evaluate whether the reasons for that
>> policy still apply.
Nicolas> Maybe so, but can you find a solution to every problem
Nicolas> that fits small resource constrained devices and general
Nicolas> purpose OSes for general purpose computers?
Perhaps, but I have yet to find a problem that falls into that class.
Note that I've rarely used Kerberos on a cell phone. But I often use
Kerberos from my computer when my network connection is via a cell
phone. So, I think this has more to do with network connectivity than
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