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Re: Q: Heimdal on RedHat

>Or you can use MIT Kerberos.  I underestand Simon Wilkinson would
>have the best patches for this, but it's not a huge programming feat
>to add pthreads mutexes to cyrus-sasl's gssapi plugin.  I believe
>that's an improvement over using Heimdal, whose thread safety is
>after all only a matter of conjecture, without mutexes.

Recent versions of Heimdal do use the underlying thread library to
provide concurrency support in GSS-API.

-- Luke