Not building kcpytkt/kdeltkt
kenh at cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Tue Aug 3 10:19:23 EDT 2021
>There was some internal discussion back in 2004.
>The utilities were written to exercise new Windows functionality, and no
>one even talked about exposing them on other platforms.
>My recollection after rereading that discussion is that we could see why
>you might want to delete a ticket from the LSA: deleting the entire LSA
>ccache seemed kind of like a big deal on Windows, and you might want to
>be able to delete a ticket to force that ticket to be retrieved again
>or simply to remove it.
>But I don't think anyone particularly thought of use cases for other
>platforms at the time.
Thanks for the info, Sam!
But the fact that krb5_cc_remove_cred() is used by Samba suggests to me
that kdeltkt might be useful on other platforms, especially if you're
using a Windows DC? It looks like kcpytkt functionality already exists
in other tools.
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