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MIT Kfw SDK w/ Cygwin? Trying to build OpenSSH w/ GSS-API on Cygwin...
- From: Nicolas Williams <Nicolas dot Williams at ubsw dot com>
- To: krbdev at mit dot edu, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 13:24:35 -0500
- Subject: MIT Kfw SDK w/ Cygwin? Trying to build OpenSSH w/ GSS-API on Cygwin...
I'm trying to build OpenSSH (2.9p2, for now) with Simon Wilkinson's
patches that implement the external-keyx / GSS-API extensions.
Specifically I wish to use Kerberos V as the GSS mechanism.
That means picking Heimdal or MIT krb5 as the Kerberos V implementation.
I started with MIT krb5, specifically Kfw (Kerberos for Windows).
Kfw is compiled with MSVC++ (all C).
*FAQ check: it is supposedly ok to mix Cygwin with MSVC++ built (C only) DLLs*
After writing the necessary autoconf checks for Kfw (library names
differ) and dealing with making sure that _WIN32 is defined where the
Kfw headers are included, I've gotten as far as getting a successful
link of ssh.exe. But it crashes with SIGSEGV and I'm still trying to
get a stack trace.
Looking at the dependencies of the Kfw DLLs I see that there is a
dependency on MSVCRT.DLL.
*FAQ check: MSVCRT.DLL and cygwin1.dll are mutually exclusive*
But the dependency on MSVCRT.DLL by the MIT Kfw DLLs is indirect.
QUESTION: Does the MSVCRT.DLL/cygwin1.dll mutual exclusivity apply in
If so, then I'll give up on Kfw now and try Heimdal - unfortunately that
probably means giving up on Leash32.
QUESTION: Does the MIT krb5 stuff build on Cygwin? Kerbnet appears to
have died some time ago...
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