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Re: base-passwd bug?

Jussi Ekholm <ekhowl@goa-head.org> writes:

> J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <dm@zensunni.demon.nl> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 21:31:13 -0000, Kisteleki Róbert wrote:
> >> Yesterday I upgraded two severs with apt, which in turn upgraded
> >> the base-passwd package. The root password seems to be "upgraded"
> >> also, since one of the two machines doesn't allow su-ing to root
> >> any more; regular users can log in normally.
> > 
> > Try logging in on a tty/console. A new PAM has been introduced in
> > unstable recently as well; it may well still have a few rough edges
> > which could affect 'su'.
> I'm running roughly 90% testing and 10% unstable system, and the
> base-passwd which got upgraded yesterday, works just fine here. It
> added one new group, though, which I'm concerned of because I don't
> know what this group is. It's called 'sasl' -- what uses it?

>From /usr/share/doc/base-passwd/changelog.gz

base-passwd (3.4.2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Add new sasl group used to regulate access to the sasl secrets
  * Drop prerm
  * No longer make /usr/doc symlinks

 -- Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@debian.org>  Fri, 27 Sep 2002 19:35:30 +0200

Install apt-listchanges and you can get to see these kind of things
before you upgrade and/or mailed to an address of your choice.

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