DES phase-out and 1.8

Love Hörnquist Åstrand lha at
Mon Jan 4 07:23:30 EST 2010

I recommend this path forward.


4 jan 2010 kl. 01:19 skrev Sam Hartman:

> I'd actually be happier simply setting allow_weak_enctypes to false by
> default than decoupling the defaults for default_tkt_enctypes and
> default_tgs_enctypes.
> I think it will be easier to tell people who run into trouble to set
> allow_weak_enctypes to true than to explain to them about
> default_*_enctypes.
> Also, people who share config files between 1.8 and older releases are
> likely to end up with configurations that list explicit enctypes rather
> than using the new 1.8 syntax.  Older than 1.7 releases will simply
> ignore allow_weak_enctypes.
> I'm specifically thinking that for Debian and Ubuntu, I would find it
> easier to handle allow_weak_enctypes with debconf than to allow adding
> +des to default_tkt_enctypes for 1.8 and beyond but not for 1.7 or
> earlier.
> However a lot of my thoughts are colored by really bad experience with
> default_* from the bad old days.  This is not a strong objection by any
> means.  I definitely want to see some motion on getting rid of des.
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