On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 12:50:50PM -0700, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> I've had a couple people tell me "The Hurd doesn't use PAM" - I'm
> wondering if someone could enlighten me as to what they mean. AFAIK
> PAM is simply an outside library of authentication calls that can be
> used instead of the native ones in Glibc. I have been building the
> 'pam' package, and plan to soon start adding some of the
> authentication modules.
Right. Debian GNU/Hurd provides PAM, and Debian itself has PAM deep PAM
I don't know what is meant either. Maybe that we don't add PAM support to
Hurd servers, or otherwise advertise it.
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