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Re: RFC: drop kerberos4-support?

* Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu) [051111 21:47]:
> Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:
> > Well, my question is simple: should I push packages to go away from
> > kerberos-4-support? Unless there is a good reason to do not, I would
> > start to push into that direction. And of course, feel free to send me
> > things that need to be changed. As usual, the maintainers have a special
> > say in everything (that's why I Cced them). :)

> I think it's time to encourage maintainers to start thinking about this,
> as the next major release of MIT Kerberos is also going to drop Kerberos
> v4 support as of May of 2006.  Kerberos 4 support will still be there in
> the MIT package until at least that time, and there are some sites who are
> still in the process of transitioning away, so I wouldn't want to see too
> many things disappear too quickly, but it's certainly time to think about
> how to drop it over time.

You think that December 2006 (the expected release time of etch) is too
early to drop Kerberos 4?


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