Re: Upcoming Debian Releases
On May 26, Brian C. White wrote
> Hamm (Debian 2.0)
Some more ideas/goals:
* PAM-mify at least the essential authentication programs (passwd, su,...)
and preferably all programs that require authentication (POP clients,
From the FAQ <URL:http://parc.power.net/morgan/Linux-PAM/FAQ>:
>Q3: Are there any distributions (of Linux) that come with PAM?
>YES. Currently, the only distributions that are shipped with PAM installed
>are Red Hat Linux distributions. [...]
>Caldera will be supporting PAM.
>Debian has made a commitment to support PAM in the future, there is a
>debian package for it but applications have not been made available.
>Nothing is known of other distributions.
* Link shared libraries themselves against other shared libs, instead of
including their code static (e.g. as current S-Lang already does); this
can reduce memory use.
See H.J. Lu's "ELF: From The Programmer's Perspective"
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