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Re: PAM, When?



On Tue, 27 Oct 1998 alanr@bell-labs.com wrote:

> You need 32-bit UIDs (which Linux doesn't really have yet), and you
> need not to conflict with local policies.  This particular set of
> decisions would conflict with proposed Lucent policies for managing
> the global uid/gid space.  Also, you need to map them into the correct
> UNIX uid.  For example, I need to have my files be owned by me
> regardless of whether I'm trying to access them from NT or UNIX.  So,
> my uid always has to be 800, regardless of where I come from.

Can you post a pointer for the lucent stuff?

tia
jim



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