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Re: couple socket-connection questions

>just wondering if there are plans to implement a connection timeout
>mechanism in send_to_kdc(), since, for TCP connections, the OS time-
>out on the connect() call is long enough to cause severe latency if,
>for whatever reason, UDP connections won't work (e.g., stateless
>UDP port filtering) and the preferred KDC is down. this is particu-
>larly painfell, e.g., if you're using pam_krb5 or the like under
>such circumstances

Making the KDC fork() or multi-threaded for TCP clients would also be
useful. Thoughts?

-- Luke

Luke Howard | PADL Software Pty Ltd | www.padl.com