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Re: PAM, Potato, Packages -- things that begine with 'P'

Michael Bramer <grisu@debian.org> writes:

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> On Wed, Mar 03, 1999 at 12:10:16PM -0500, Steve Dunham wrote:
> > Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> writes:
> > 
> > > If that is how everyone feels, then it is fine with me, I'm only giving
> > > my suggestions. I'll support the libraries as best I can no matter what
> > > the general decision is.
> > 
> > IMHO, we should just PAM-ify everything and setup the default config
> > files to emulate the old behaviour.  RedHat has been using PAM for
> > quite a while and the
>                      ^^^^^ what is the end of the sentence

Err, "and it causes short term memory loss".  

RH hasn't had any huge problems with PAM, and I think they have pretty
thoroughly tested it.  

(OTOH, in Debian, without PAM, there seems to be problems with
netgroup handling in /etc/host.equiv.)


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