OpenSSH 4.3p2, MIT KfW 3.0 and Cygwin

Dan Peterson petesea at
Thu Apr 13 07:26:08 EST 2006

Has anyone successfully built openssh with MIT's KfW (Kerberos for 
Windows) under Cygwin?

Is it even possible?

Searching around I found one reference to Nicolas Williams attempting to 
do this several years ago, but no indication of success and nothing more 

What about compiling openssh using a native windows compiler?  Is that 
possible?  I'm afraid I have NO experience compiling anything using a 
native windows compiler which is why I'd prefer to use cygwin.  But if 
cygwin isn't possible I'd resort to using something else.

The GOAL is a GSSAPI enabled ssh client (preferably with gssapi-keyex 
support) that uses the nice GUI front-end provided by KfW.  Those windows 
users get too confused if you tell them they have to go to the command 
prompt and run "kinit" every morning.

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