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Re: severe deficiencies in our PAM setup

On Sat, 23 Sep 2000, Joey Hess wrote:

> > As a result it's easy to install new services, which debian does, but it's
> > impossible to configure a new authentication method. Even if the local system
> > administrator goes and edits every single pam.d to use the new authentication
> > method they get bitten badly every time they install a new service, and have a
> > painful upgrade every time they upgrade any of the services they edited.
> Yeah, this has bitten me too. Say I want to set up reosurce limits -- I
> have to add pam_limits.so to a bunch of files. Similarly if I want md5
> passwords...

Me too with the mk_homedir module.. It sucks.

The other annoying thing is that all the pam.d's are different - that
doesn't seem to make much sense to me..


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