[PROPOSAL] Require builtin or system krb5 libs

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Jan 5 05:40:07 MST 2012

On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 11:36:56PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-01-05 at 13:18 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 11:08:08PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > Why not?  We have a large amount of code and complexity created by
> > > trying (and failing, see 3.5.11, recent master) to support building
> > > without Kerberos.  As nobody noticed until now, clearly our users accept
> > > the need for a Kerberos library to build Samba.
> > 
> > Recently I fixed a master build without Kerberos. See
> > 48804e4. At least the compile went fine..
> And I do thank you for doing that.  
> My point here is to avoid us needing to keep doing this in future, and
> to remove some small part of Samba's complexity that having optional
> kerberos brings.

And my point is to object to that. I am perfectly happy with
us requiring a certain recent Kerberos library level if we
do Kerberos, but we need to run without Kerberos as well.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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