issue with krb5_prompter_posix() design

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Thu Apr 15 18:04:55 EDT 2010

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 03:00:20PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Yes.  The library world thankfully looks a lot more like object-oriented C
> than it used to, but there's still work to do there.  (The most relevant
> example I can think of in the Kerberos library space is the difficulty in
> specifying the Kerberos configuration, default ticket cache, and keytab
> file through various API boundaries, particularly GSS-API; there are APIs
> that mostly do the right thing for some of those, but they're not widely
> used.  And memory ticket caches are exactly the sort of global state
> that's hard to deal with and breaks in various shared library combination
> scenarios.)


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