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Re: pam_wheel only excepts users in /etc/group but ignores gid in passwd

On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Ben Collins wrote:

> It is not a bug at all. pam_wheel is meant to check group members, not
> primary groups. So this should be the expected behavior.

Is there a reason for this?
It's very confusing, as you have to look into group to see that way, id
for example doesn't make an difference.

If you do not say something against it, I will fill a bug against the -doc
to document this behaviour and a wishlist against pam0g to check the
primary group, too.  

  Bernhard R. Link

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