Not building kcpytkt/kdeltkt

Ken Hornstein kenh at
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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