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Re: pam_xauth

Previously Pavel Tcholakov wrote:
> Apparently this is not part of the standard Linux PAM distribution (I
> have 0.72 on both), I think it is written by somebody at Red Hat. Is
> there interest to see this packaged? Any arguments against doing X
> session forwarding at all?

What you describe isn't session forwarding, and doesn't work across
NFS (root can't read a users .Xauthority file if rootsquas is

And of course, running an X application as root is a bad idea anyway
if you want to live securely.


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