RFR release notes for multiple enhancements: krb5, SASL, JAAS, policytool

Weijun Wang weijun.wang at oracle.com
Fri Jan 20 00:08:21 UTC 2017

On 01/20/2017 01:57 AM, Xuelei Fan wrote:
> On 1/18/2017 6:40 PM, Weijun Wang wrote:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8173011
>> (https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8029995)
>> accept yes/no for boolean krb5.conf settings
>>    krb5.conf now accepts "yes" or "no" for boolean-valued settings.
> Looks fine to me.  May be nice to state "yes" is equivalent to "true",
> and "no" is equivalent to "false" (with an example?).

Good idea, but maybe an example is too much. I assume people will 
understand it easily. Furthermore, this is mainly for interop with MIT 
krb5. If someone already has a "setting = yes" I don't want Java krb5 to 
misunderstand it. This RFE is not intended to persuade people using the 
new values.


> Xuelei

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