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



On Thu, 26 Mar 1998, Steve "Stevers!" Coile wrote:

> 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.

For the record, my position is too that we should remove all the calls to
openlog() and closelog() from pam lib and modules.

Cristian
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