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Re: Do not plan to support /usr/lib/pam.d for Debian pam

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Pentchev <roam@ringlet.net> writes:

    Peter> On Fri, Sep 15, 2023 at 09:53:24PM +0100, Luca Boccassi wrote:
    >> On Fri, 15 Sept 2023 at 21:08, Sam Hartman <hartmans@debian.org> wrote:

    Peter> Hm, what happens if a sysadmin deliberately removed a file
    Peter> that the distribution ships in /etc, trying to make sure that
    Peter> some specific service could never possibly succeed if it
    Peter> should ever attempt PAM authentication? Then, if there is a
    Peter> default shipped in /usr, the service authentication attempts
    Peter> may suddenly start succeeding when the PAM packages are
    Peter> upgraded on an existing system.

This might be an issue in general, but it is not an issue for PAM.
PAM falls back on the other service if a service configuration cannot be


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