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Re: Debian 2.0 compilation effort

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> Steve Dunham <dunham@cps.msu.edu> writes:
> > It would be nice to get a polished glibc release out the door, then
> > work on a 2.1 that adds fully integrated PAM support, diety, and
> > various other goodies.

> Please no!  Keep PAM out of this!

As long as it comes with the correct default configuration, the change
should be unnoticable to people who don't mess with the configuration

> I have had nothing but bad experiences with it on RedHat.  Please do
> not doom us to the same fate...

Hmm, I've had wonderful experiences with it.  I love being able to
adjust the semantics of authentication without recompiling everything
(like disabling the securetty stuff). It's definitely on my list of
Debian shortcomings.

> That said, PAM seems like a good idea but doesn't seem to work.

What is it doing wrong?


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