MIT support for a Solaris like libgss?

Will Fiveash will.fiveash at
Wed Apr 10 19:49:20 EDT 2013

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 01:54:14PM -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-04-09 at 17:03 -0500, Will Fiveash wrote:
> > Does MITKC have any plans to support/provide a libgss similar to the
> > Solaris libgss which relies on dynamically loaded mech plugins unlike
> > the current MIT libgss_krb5?
> libgss_krb5 is a bad name but it already allows loading mechglue
> plugins, in fact I use this support to load a mechglue interposer plugin
> for use with the GSS-Proxy project.
> It is unfortunate that the library has 'krb5' in the name because it is
> confusing, but I am not sure that renaming it would accomplish anything
> useful, however I guess that a symlink could be provided  ?

Thanks to you and Luke for the info.  I will look into those suggestions
and reply if I have any more questions/issues.

Will Fiveash
Oracle Solaris Software Engineer

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