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Re: Authentication problem with pbuilder

On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 09:13:46PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:

> > Extracting source
> > Password: su: Authentication failure
> > Sorry.
> > pbuilder: Failed extracting the source
> >   -> Aborting with an error
> >   -> unmounting dev/pts filesystem
> > ...

> > I guess I have to set a further sudo permission here but for what program?
> > It is 'sudo su' ?  I would not really like this even if it is convinient.

> I've tracked the problem down to the fact that 
> /etc/pam.d/su no longer exists with a clean install
> since around yesterday.
> Upgraded systems continue to work since /etc/pam.d/su 
> already exists.

> Without /etc/pam.d/su, root running su will be asked
> for a password.

> I'm suspecting either of

> login 1:4.0.12-2 -> 1:4.0.12-3
> pam 0.76-23->0.79-1

Suspect only the first.  pam doesn't control any per-application config

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Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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