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Re: PAM and NSS for clusters



Hi,

On Mon, Nov 17, Jozsef Kadlecsik wrote:

> - By default Linux PAM links with libxcrypt instead of libcrypt from 
>   glibc. However the source files include crypt.h and not xcrypt.h, thus 
>   the functions from libcrypt is used in spite of linking with libxcrypt. 

This one is now applied to the Linux-PAM CVS.

> - Simplify source when a function is used both in the pam_unix module and 
>   in the helper binaries. 

Will be now applied.

> - Linux PAM can check blowfish encrypted passwords (if the crypto library 
>   supports it), however it did not support new passwords to be encrypted 
>   by blowfish. One patch adds full blowfish support (and "blowfish" 
>   keyword) to pam_unix.

Will be now applied.
 
> - @include keyword support (for Debian/Ubuntu).

There were already some discussions in the past which leads to
the introduction of the current include statement. So we will not
take this.

Thank you for your patches,

  Thorsten

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