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Re: JAVA Support

From: "Henry B(dot) Hotz" <hotz(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov>
To: "Josh Berkus" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: JAVA Support
Date: 2006-09-28 23:01:41
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On Sep 28, 2006, at 3:01 PM, Josh Berkus wrote:

> Kris,
>
>> I would if we could get some -hackers buy in on the idea.  Adding
>> more and more auth methods is something they're not excited about
>> unless there's a good reason (which I think this is).
>
> Actually, I've been trying to get some of the Sun engineers to
> contribute patches for Solaris authentication methods, of which GSSAPI
> is one.  So in theory someone from Sun should be looking at coding
> this.

Sun demonstrated that you could build the existing Kerberos support  
with the current Solaris 11 beta's.  They opened the "native" MIT  
Kerberos API for outside use.

See posts on the [ports] list.
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