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Subject: configuration of the crypto libs
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>Number: 385
>Category: krb5-build
>Synopsis: in lib/crypto, badly written configure (incoherent mixed disable/without)
>Confidential: no
>Severity: serious
>Priority: low
>Responsible: tlyu
>State: open
>Class: sw-bug
>Submitter-Id: unknown
>Arrival-Date: Wed Mar 05 03:20:01 EST 1997
>Last-Modified: Sun Feb 22 21:07:17 EST 1998
>Originator: yp@opengroup.org
>Organization:
The Open Group
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>Release: 1.0
>Environment:
System: all (script files)


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>Description:
In lib/crypto, doing a configure --disable-des-... results
in nothing being done. The reason for this happens to be that it's
describe as a "enable/disable" feature, but works internally
as a "with/without" feature. Another badly written configure item
is that the configure section to do a without works with a "withval"
while the default value ends up being a "enableval". The latter is
the one used in the test to actually enable/disable a given package.

This bug in the configure script is not very critical by itself
(since I've been able to work around it :-), however, disabling
the crypto libs do not work for the utils (kdb5_util, ...) or the
kdc. It is very welcome to be able to specify a Null master-key-type
and Null .*enctype.


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>How-To-Repeat:
in lib/crypto:

e.g. ./configure --without-des-cbc-raw --without-rsa-md4
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>Fix:

Fix the configure script (help part/test part).
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>Audit-Trail:
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