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Re: Kerberos 5 Support for OpenLDAP-release

On Wed, Sep 22, 1999 at 12:28:57PM -0700, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
> I have to agree with Booker here.  The current Kerberos
> support should be deprecated in favor of a well designed,
> well implemented SASL solution.  I do not think anything
> else will ever obtain enough support to be widely deployed.
> IETF LDAPext WG would surely object to any non-SASL
> approachs to support KerberosV.
> I have already committed the basic SASL infrastructure,
> I'd love to see:
> 	DIGEST-MD5 method (self contained implementation)
> 	Cyrus SASL integration (SASL plug in support)
> 	SASL/StartTLS
> Kurt

If that's the case, then for the sake of clean code, I will start purging
the old krb4 code from the devel branch and start working integrating krb5
via SASL.