Updating ccache config data to be more Java friendly
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Tue Nov 23 06:47:21 EST 2010
>>>>> "Frank" == Frank Cusack <frank+krb at linetwo.net> writes:
Frank> On 11/19/10 12:52 AM -0500 Greg Hudson wrote:
>> On Thu, 2010-11-18 at 22:18 -0500, Weijun Wang wrote:
>> Java 1.6 currently just reads all entries as normal credential
>> cache. It
>>> fails on the new type of entry when trying to interpret the last
>>> 2 fields as ticket and second ticket. For the new entry, the
>>> field used to be the ticket is a 3-bytes sequence which is not a
>>> DER encoding at all.
>> I see. In hindsight, we perhaps should have made the config
>> entries preserve the Ticket ASN.1 structure of the ticket field.
>> But that ship has sailed.
Frank> Well why couldn't you just update the code that writes the
Frank> entries? Of course you'd have to read either format but you
Frank> could remove the "bad" encoding reader after a year.
If we can get Heimdal to go along with this change I'd support making
it. I do not have cycles to implement.
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