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Release 1.10

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== Goals ==
 
== Goals ==
   
* Kernel / user split (for NFS, etc.)
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* Kernel / user split (for NFS, etc.): Add build infrastructure demonstrating and testing a message-processing subset of the gss-krb5 mechanism suitable for kernel filesystems.
* Localization
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* Localization: Create infrastructure for localization of client user interface messages using gettext.
* Improve API documentation
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* Improve API documentation: Create documentation for the libkrb5 API.
* Selective refactoring of KDC (to support libKDC etc.)
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* Selective refactoring of KDC (to support libKDC etc.): Reorganize parts of the KDC code for improved modularity and maintainability.
* Pluggable configuration back end
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* Pluggable configuration back-end: Allow applications and integrators to override krb5.conf as the source of krb5 configuration data.
* Credential selection
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* Credential selection: Add a facility to select between credentials for different Kerberos identities based on the service being contacted. (This will be confirmed).
* Referrals
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* Referrals: Finish implementation following IETF updates.
* PKINIT hash agility
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* PKINIT hash agility: Allow PKINIT to use newer hash algorithms than SHA-1.

Revision as of 11:17, 19 May 2011

Timeline

This is only an approximate timeline.

  • Jul. 2010 -- make release branch
  • Oct. 2010 -- final release

Goals

  • Kernel / user split (for NFS, etc.): Add build infrastructure demonstrating and testing a message-processing subset of the gss-krb5 mechanism suitable for kernel filesystems.
  • Localization: Create infrastructure for localization of client user interface messages using gettext.
  • Improve API documentation: Create documentation for the libkrb5 API.
  • Selective refactoring of KDC (to support libKDC etc.): Reorganize parts of the KDC code for improved modularity and maintainability.
  • Pluggable configuration back-end: Allow applications and integrators to override krb5.conf as the source of krb5 configuration data.
  • Credential selection: Add a facility to select between credentials for different Kerberos identities based on the service being contacted. (This will be confirmed).
  • Referrals: Finish implementation following IETF updates.
  • PKINIT hash agility: Allow PKINIT to use newer hash algorithms than SHA-1.
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