pkinit kinit/krb5.conf naming inconsistencies

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at
Mon Sep 15 15:54:06 EDT 2008

--On Monday, September 15, 2008 09:01:40 AM -0500 Nicolas Williams 
<Nicolas.Williams at> wrote:

> That makes sense, but perhaps the right answer would be to provide
> Heimdal-compatible aliases for use in krb5.conf while having the same
> canonical parameter names for both, krb5.conf and kinit -x.

Ugh ugh ugh.
If you have two parameters that do the same thing, and both are given, 
which one is used?  Isn't it bad for the answer to be "it depends on which 
implementation you happen to be using", on a system where both exist?

-- Jeff

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