[Kde-pim] Re: [PATCH] Repacing libntlm

Szombathelyi György gyurco at freemail.hu
Tue Nov 2 13:34:13 GMT 2004

Jason Keirstead wrote:

> On Tuesday 02 November 2004 4:31 am, Szombathelyi György wrote:
>>>Is there any way to integrate this into KMail so that the dependancy on
>>>Cyrus-SASL NTLM support is removed, and KMail can support NTLM out of the
>>Cyrus-sasl is not just about NTLM. It supports many other mechanisms,
>>like GSSAPI, and is extendable via various plugins. I think it's a good
>>idea to keep it.
> I was not suggesting removing Cyrus-SASL
> I was suggesting using KNTLM for the NTLM support, so that it can support NTLM 
> out of the box. 
> NTLM is very, very, very common in corperate environments, and I think it is 
> something KMail should support without a thrid party liibrary if it is 
> possible using a library that will already be in kdelibs.
NTLM is implemented as a SASL mechanism, so the SASL library should 
handle it. It is cyrus-sasl now. Without cyrus-sasl, mechanisms like 
PLAIN don't work, too.


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