2nd round RFR 8036779: sun.security.krb5.KdcComm interprets kdc_timeout asmsec instead of sec

Wang Weijun weijun.wang at oracle.com
Thu May 29 09:38:47 UTC 2014


New webrev at

   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~weijun/8036779/webrev.01/

The value can take the form of a bare non-negative integer in milliseconds, or a non-negative integer followed by "s" (no space between) in seconds.

Thanks
Max

On May 19, 2014, at 21:49, Wang Weijun <weijun.wang at oracle.com> wrote:

> After some discussion with mit and heimdal lead engineers, I don't want to support ms at the moment. mit does not use kdc_timeout at all and heimdal's internal presentation is of seconds.
> 
> So this is my plan: support "s" but if unspecified treat it as "ms". There will be a release notes describing this. This won't automatically fix the case for the bug reporter but at least give him a workaround -- use the 's' unit for interop.
> 
> Does this sound clean?
> 
> Thanks
> Max
> 
> On May 18, 2014, at 23:12, Xuelei Fan <Xuelei.Fan at Oracle.Com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>> On May 18, 2014, at 9:48 PM, christos at zoulas.com wrote:
>>> 
>>> On May 18, 10:06am, weijun.wang at oracle.com (Wang Weijun) wrote:
>>> -- Subject: Re: RFR 8036779: sun.security.krb5.KdcComm interprets kdc_timeout
>>> 
>>> | How about this? I will support "s" and "ms" units ("ms" is not defined by o=
>>> | ther vendors though). But will still try to be a little smart when there is=
>>> |  no unit.
>>> 
>>> Heuristics can make the situation worse; they are difficult to document
>>> and explain to users. But if java is going to support ms, let's coordinate
>>> with heimdal and mit to make them support it too.
>>> 
>> +1
>> 
>> Xuelei
>> 
>>> christos
>>> 
> 



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