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Re: PAM and NSS for clusters



Hi,

On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Thorsten Kukuk wrote:

> 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.

Great, thank you! I'm looking forward the new Linux-PAM release. :-)

Best regards,
Jozsef
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