Remove Heimdal Kerberos from my FreeBSD

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon Jul 18 11:26:30 GMT 2005

On Monday 18 July 2005 18:03, Vladimir Terziev wrote:
>    your right about useless things, but making basic software to depend on
> these useless things is a very bad idea. I'm sure, telnet & ssh are the
> most used applications on any UNIX system, so they must not depend on any
> third party software by default. If you need kerberized ssh or telnet, then
> ok -- relink them to use kerberos, but why possible bugs in kerberos should
> affect ssh & telnet when kerberos is not mandantory for their functioning ?

I think this is slightly disingenuous - what is the actual penalty for linking 
to Kerberos?

It is easy to not use Kerberos if you don't want to, but it's a major pain in 
the ass to recompile ssh/telnet/etc when you do.

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