Re: Consider freeze exception for pam-devperm (RC fix ++)
On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 02:00:49PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> I just had a look at pam-devperm, to see if I could fix the RC issue
> reported against it. In the process I discovered that a new upstream
> release was made in 2003, and decided it was worth a try to use this
> newer version fixing a few minor issues with C pointer handling and
> casting. The upstream changes are minimal.
Wearing a PAM maintainer hat here, not a release team hat:
What does pam-devperm do that can't also be done by one or more of:
libpam-foreground, libpam-ck-connector, pam_group, or statically configuring
device permissions? If the same goal can be achieved using other modules
that are better maintained, wouldn't it be preferable to drop pam-devperm
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