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Re: PAM support lacks pam_setcred() call


From: Steve McIntyre
Subject: Re: PAM support lacks pam_setcred() call
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 14:13:43 +0100
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On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 09:37:21AM +0200, Brian Murphy wrote:
>Steve McIntyre wrote:
>
>>Yes. The PamAuth thing is an addition I've made for the Debian
>>package. Brian, I think we need to look at PAM a little more to see
>>what other features people want/need... :-(
>>
>Sure. Perhaps now is the time do it properly. Can you send me your 
>current patch to the CVS source
>(or is it already merged into debian?)

Attached. I've added a couple of new config options (PamAuth and
DefaultPamUser) to help control the use of PAM. Your PAM patch
disables the normal SystemAuth code altogether, but mine leaves it in
as an option, so that the auth ordering is:

CVSROOT/passwd (always checked)
PAM (optional, enabled by default - see PamAuth)
/etc/passwd (optional, disabled by default - see SystemAuth)

I'm not too sure what to do about the PAM groups support that Marc is
looking at, being honest...

-- 
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                address@hidden
You raise the blade, you make the change... You re-arrange me 'til I'm sane...

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