pkinit kinit/krb5.conf naming inconsistencies

Tom Yu tlyu at MIT.EDU
Wed Sep 17 10:36:12 EDT 2008

"Stephen C. Buckley" <sbuckley at MIT.EDU> writes:

> On Sep 16, 2008, at 4:54 PM, Nicolas Williams wrote:
>> In any case, I suppose that MIT filibusters by silence, thus nothing
>> will change and I'm just wasting my time.
>> Nico
> Hi Nico,
> Not quite.  We have a process in place where the Kerberos Consortium  
> Board sets the priorities for how the MIT staff spends its time.   
> This allows us to more strategic, and maybe a little less able to to  
> jump into a discussion that suddenly erupts on one of the lists.
> Tom, feel free to jump in here, but isn't one of our unprioritized  
> objectives to merge the UMich and Apple pkinit code and we could  
> potentially fix this problem as part of that the project?

One of our medium-term goals is to merge the UMich and Apple pkinit
implementations in some way.  Feedback on the pkinit user interfaces
and other aspects of pkinit is welcome and appreciated.

To Nico: Thank you for pointing out the inconsistency in the pkinit
user interface.  I am currently investigating why this is the case.

Tom Yu
Development Manager
MIT Kerberos Consortium

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