Re: ITP or RFP pam-redhat or request to merge pam-redhat in pam
On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 03:54:00AM +0900, Fumitoshi UKAI wrote:
> I'd like to have pam-redhat , especially pam_console, in debian.
> It control permissions some devices when some user log in the system,
> so that the login user can access framebuffer or other device without
> any changes. For example, w3m-img need to read/write access /dev/fb0,
> but it's default permission is root.video 0620. To browse images with
> w3m-img, there are two ways for now. One is setuid, and the other is
> change permission of /dev/fb0.
pam_console should never enter Debian. If you search the archives for
this list a little bit, you shold be able to find the explanation why.
One good message is:
Unless this has been addressed, which I don't think it has, the
security team will oppose inclusion of pam_console.
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer