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Re: [PATCH] Make the test_profile able to take multiple files

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Chris Hecker)
Fri Sep 7 02:20:38 2018

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Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2018 23:20:01 -0700
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Having just learned this GitHub pull request thing, this page was very
helpful:

https://k5wiki.kerberos.org/wiki/Maintaining_a_github_fork

The one thing to note is where they use "mangos" make sure you use a name
that makes sense for your patch, like test-multi or whatever.  I'm going to
edit the page to be more clear about that when I get a chance.

Chris


On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 17:56 David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> wrote:

> Greg Hudson <ghudson@mit.edu> wrote:
>
> > On 09/06/2018 12:14 PM, David Howells wrote:
> > > Make the test_profile program able to take multiple files by sticking
> in
> > > parameters called "{" and "}" around the set, e.g.:
> >
> > If it is convenient for you to submit a pull request for this at
> > https://github.com/krb5/krb5 , please do so; otherwise I can file it.
>
> I'll have a look at it next week.  I haven't really used github before, so
> I'm
> not sure if there's anything special I need to do for it.
>
> > Also, since we don't install test_profile and only build it as part of
> "make
> > check", I would like to know more about the motivation for this
> improvement.
>
> I'm preparing a kafs-client package so that the in-Linux-kernel AFS client
> that I've written can load its configuration from a set of kerberos-style
> cells database files on boot.
>
>         https://www.infradead.org/~dhowells/kafs/
>
> I'm trying to understand how intersections between overlapping objects
> works
> within a config file and between "stacked" config files.
>
> One of the problems I have is that MIT Kerberos isn't available on all
> Linux
> distributions, so I'll need to use something different on those - but as I
> understand it, the parser behaviour isn't consistent between different
> implementations.
>
> David
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