Re: Debian /bin/login and heimdal kerberos
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> getopt is OK, it is the different standards for passing
> parameters to login that is the problem.
Hmm, but `-f -- foo' is the same as `-f foo' with Single UNIX getopt
(if -f doesn't take an argument).
> I don't understand. What reason is it that you don't do it? What
> don't you do?
We don't unlink the ticket file on logout because login can't know
that there isn't any processes left using it.
> My solution for deleting the ticket file after you log out works fine...
But requires you to use a per-tty (or per-process) ccache (which might
be ok in most cases).
We could add this to our login, but I personally doesn't want this
functionality. I feel this should be left to the individual user to
> I believe it is the same thing used by MIT Kerberos, and Kerberos4kth
> (although I can't double check right now).
I think MIT does this, but we are not. We might add some hooks for
this. The login programs is still pretty bare-bones.