Seperating Heimdal from Samba4

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Jun 4 09:24:32 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 09:45 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> > The other challenge will be ensuring that Heimdal is started and stopped
> > by Samba4 as an integrated service, listens on the right interfaces etc.
> > We could try to have a libkdc exported by Heimdal (so we control those
> > matters, as we do now), but this will be more work again. 
> I think a libkdc is exactly what we need and I don't see how this more
> work... 

Using libgssapi and providing plugins for the KDC would 'just' be build
system work, while libkdc would be a new creation that does not yet

> If the system doesn't have the stuff we need, we can build
> static libraries of them internaly and link against them.
> The same way we do this with libtalloc and libtdb already.

With the proviso that socket_wrapper makes things more difficult, I

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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