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Re: Bug#685042: ITP: libpam-ssh -- Authenticate using SSH keys

On 08/16/2012 09:01 AM, Jerome Benoit wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Jerome Benoit <g6299304p@rezozer.net>
> * Package name    : libpam-ssh
>   Version         : 1.97
>   Upstream Author : Akorty Rosenauer
> * URL             : http://pam-ssh.sourceforge.net/
> * License         : BSD
>   Programming Lang: C
>   Description     : Authenticate using SSH keys
> This PAM module provides single sign-on behavior for SSH.
> The user types an SSH passphrase when logging in and is
> authenticated if the passphrase successfully decrypts the
> user's SSH private key. In the PAM session phase, an ssh-agent
> process is started and keys are added. For the entire session,
> the user can SSH to other hosts that accept key authentication
> without typing any passwords.
As much as I can see, the package is still in Debian (though removed
from Wheezy).

You shouldn't open an ITP for a package that is already in the archive.
If your intention is to adopt the package, then you should follow the
MIA process, have the package orphaned, then rename the orphaned
bug as ITA (Intention To Adopt) adopt it by uploading new versions.
And for that, there's no need for an ITP.

Thanks for your intention to adopt this package,

Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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