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Re: Linux-PAM and syslog (POSIX) (fwd)



On Thu, 26 Mar 1998, Cristian Gafton wrote:
>In short, it is about pam modules breaking the application's state whwre I
>think there should be no interferences. Specifically, if a PAM module
>calls closelog() and the application isusing syslog() after calling pam
>authentication, the app is fubared.

Under no circumstances should PAM modules have that sort of imapct
on a program.  It is *completely* unreasonable to expect a program to
re-open a log file because a PAM modules closed it.

-- 
    Steve Coile
 scoile@patriot.net



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