Re: Shouldn't desktop environments use *term -ls? (Re: The best recommendation [...])
On Fri, 12 Jul 2002, Steve Langasek wrote:
> rather set variables in an internal pam 'envlist'. It is the
> application's responsibility to query the contents of this envlist at
> the end of a successful authentication, and set those variable's in the
> process's environment as appropriate.
Correct. But try to find that in the PAM documentation... it is not there.
> It is a bug for a PAM-enabled application to not handle this.
And one on PAM for its lack of non-crappy really useful developer
documentation whatsoever. Unless 0.75 somehows fixes this, which I doubt.
Not even their fucking examples have code to update the process' env using
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