kstart - Kerberos kinit supporting AFS and ticket refreshing

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename kstart_4.2-2_amd64.deb
Package name kstart
Package version 4.2
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::commandline net network::client protocol::kerberos role::program security::authentication use::login
Homepage https://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/software/kstart/
License -
Maintainer Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>
Download size 59.72 KB
Installed size 143.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
kstart_4.2-2_i386.deb 4.2 i386 Debian Main
kstart - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.26
libkrb5-3 >= 1.10+dfsg~alpha1


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package kstart_4.2-2_amd64.deb
Source Package kstart

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install kstart deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install kstart




2018-08-26 - Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>
kstart (4.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update to debhelper compatibility level V11.
- Remove --parallel flags, no longer needed.
- Remove dh-autoreconf dependency and sequence, no longer needed.
* Update standards version to 4.2.1.
- Enable verbose test output.
- Install the upstream release notes as NEWS.gz, not changelog.gz.
- Add Rules-Requires-Root: no.
- Use https for URLs in debian/control and debian/copyright.
* Bump watch file version to 4 and use https for URL.
* Switch to the DEP-14 branch layout and update debian/gbp.conf and
Vcs-Git accordingly.
* Refresh upstream signing key.
* Run wrap-and-sort -ast.
2015-12-25 - Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>
kstart (4.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- k5start with -K or a command no longer exits if the initial
authentication fails (unless -x was given).  (Closes: #705063)
- k5start and krenew retry the initial authentication with exponential
backoff, before running any command.  (Closes: #725175)
- k5start cleans up temporary ticket caches in failures.
- The -H flag can now be used in combination with -K.
- Add new -a flag to both k5start and krenew to attempt authentication
or ticket renewal each time the daemon wakes up.
- Fix k5start and krenew to not reject the -b flag with -K or a
* Drop all patches, merged upstream.
* Add debian/gbp.conf reflecting the branch layout of the default
packaging repository.
* Refresh upstream signing key.
* Enable all compiler hardening options.
* Update standards version to 3.9.6 (no changes required).
2014-04-13 - Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>
kstart (4.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Regenerate the Autotools build system with dh_autoreconf during the
build.  (Closes: #727915, #744443)
* Add upstream patch to add AM_PROG_AR to configure.ac, needed by more
recent Automake versions.
* Enable parallel builds.
* Remove now-ignored --disable-k4start flag from configure invocation.
* Add the upstream release signing key and verify it in debian/watch.
* Update standards version to 3.9.5.
- Convert debian/copyright to copyright-format 1.0.
- Specify the Debian packaging branch in the Vcs-Git control field.
2012-02-04 - Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>
kstart (4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Update to debhelper compatibility level V9.
- Enable compiler hardening flags, including bindnow and PIE.
* Move single-debian-patch to local-options and patch-header to
local-patch-header so that they only apply to the packages I build and
NMUs get regular version-numbered patches.
2012-01-07 - Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org>
kstart (4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Fix k5start -H and krenew -H with non-renewable tickets.
- Fix k5start -H with a ticket cache for the wrong principal.
- Shorten the wake-up interval when running as a daemon if refreshing
the ticket cache fails.
- Add krenew -s to send SIGHUP to child on krenew exit.
- Clean up PID files on exit via SIGHUP or SIGTERM.

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