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Re: PAM support lacks pam_setcred() call

From: Brian Murphy
Subject: Re: PAM support lacks pam_setcred() call
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 08:01:09 +0100
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Marc Singer wrote:

In looking at the patch, I wonder if there is a conflict with
switch_to_user call.  I wonder this, because my debugging uncovered
that once I got pam_group to work, the switch_to_user() call overwrote

Yes, the second call to pam_setcred is necessary to reestablish credentials after the initgroups
call (which resets the group membership to that in /etc/group).
When I said test the patch I meant I thought it did what you wanted - it seems to react in the correct
way under my testing with a similar group.conf file to yours.


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