Re: Consider freeze exception for pam-devperm (RC fix ++)
> What does pam-devperm do that can't also be done by one or more of:
> libpam-foreground, libpam-ck-connector, pam_group, or statically
> configuring device permissions? If the same goal can be achieved
> using other modules that are better maintained, wouldn't it be
> preferable to drop pam-devperm instead?
I do not know. I just had it on my list of packages because I did a
NMU earlier to solve an issue related to dependency based boot
sequencing, and it was one of the three packages with RC issues on my
list, so I decided to fix it, in an effort to reduce the number of RC
issues in Lenny.
I am not sure it is still needed. I am told by its author that SUSE
dropped it two years ago in favor pam_resmgr.
I hope its new maintainer evaluate it and decide if it should be
removed or not. I guess removal require some transition plan for its