[PATCH] Some coverity fixes
jelmer at samba.org
Tue May 12 03:35:57 MDT 2015
On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 09:41:35AM +0200, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> On Thursday 07 May 2015 17:39:00 Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> > Am 06.05.2015 um 13:01 schrieb Volker Lendecke:
> > > On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 06:53:02AM -0400, Ira Cooper wrote:
> > >> I have my questions about the heimdal fix on two levels.
> > >>
> > >> 1. Has it been upstreamed to Heimdal?
> > >
> > > No. Upstream heimdal is dead. No release for more than 3
> > > years, not even a security point release.
> > There's quite some activity lately including coverity fixes,
> > see:
> > https://github.com/heimdal/heimdal/commits/master
> > http://repo.or.cz/w/heimdal.git
> The last time I asked for help for development they completely ignored me. So
> I consider this project dead and will not invest any time in Heimdal. If you
> still like riding a dead horse instead of going with MIT KRB5 ...
FWIW At least Metze, Andrew and I all had positive interactions with
the Heimdal devs at some point and patches landed.
I wouldn't mind if we switched to MIT Kerberos at some point. Until
then, the redeeming feature of Heimdal is that it's the Kerberos
implementation that actually works.
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - https://jelmer.uk/
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