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Re: adding some lines into an existing conf file - without diff

m96> i'm trying to build a deb pkg for a pam module and i need to add
m96> "auth" and "session" lines to the already existing
m96> /etc/pam.d/login file. is there a debian tool for this or do i
m96> have to do a dirty hack?

Steve> This is a violation of policy.  The file /etc/pam.d/login is a
Steve> conffile belonging to the login package, which means NO package
Steve> is allowed to modify this file (not even login itself).

Having just hand-edited /etc/pam.d/cron (to stop endless PAM_unix
syslogs) I have to strongly agree.

Ian Zimmerman, Oakland, California, U.S.A.
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