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Bug#304745: ITP: kstart -- Kerberos kinit variant supporting ticket refreshing

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu>

* Package name    : kstart
  Version         : 2.3
  Upstream Author : Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu>
* URL             : http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/kstart/
* License         : MIT/X
  Description     : Kerberos kinit variant supporting ticket refreshing

k5start (for Kerberos v5) and kstart (for Kerberos v4) can be used
instead of kinit to obtain Kerberos tickets.  Both programs are included
in this package.  They are intended primarily for use with automated
processes and support some additional features useful for that purpose,
such as running as a daemon and refreshing the ticket periodically,
checking to see if an existing ticket has expired, or obtaining an AFS
token along with the ticket by running an external program automatically.

I didn't write this software, but I'm the current upstream maintainer as
well.  We use this package extensively at Stanford for any sort of daemon
or server that needs a permanent Kerberos ticket cache and doesn't know
how to, or doesn't reliably, maintain its own.  We've gotten a fair number
of requests for it from other Kerberos and AFS sites.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.4.26
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968) (ignored: LC_ALL set to C)

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