[Telepathy] [Bug 14928] RFE: support for logging in with GSSAPI/Kerberos

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Tue Mar 11 02:34:44 PDT 2008


Simon McVittie <simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
           Severity|normal                      |enhancement
           Keywords|                            |NEEDINFO

--- Comment #2 from Simon McVittie <simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk>  2008-03-11 02:34:44 PST ---
I believe none of the Telepathy upstream developers use Kerberos.

For the necessary D-Bus API changes, you or another Kerberos user would need to
tell us what information needs to be transferred from the GUI to the
implementation in order to do the login (if at all possible, we want all state
transferred to the CM to be explicit, rather than picking it up from files/the

Someone would likely also need to patch Loudmouth (the XMPP library we use) to
be able to do Kerberos authentication.

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