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Re: Qpopper 2.3 and PAM

Brian Jones wrote:
> I wanted to add some useful information to the discussion
> on pamifying qpopper v2.3.  The patch and instructions 
> provided by Chris Dent at http://www.kiva.net/~cdent/pam/ work

Thanks, I will take a look at this.

> so long as you are using standard /etc/passwd.  However
> it would be preferable to use shadow passwords.  I'm going
> to take a wild guess that because qpopper doesn't keep
> root very long that it can't read /etc/shadow through PAM
> at the proper time.  Since I'm not using pwdb... I can't

pwdb does not know anything about gdbm..  The srpm I alluded to seems to die
even when I am using pam_permit as the authentication module.

> blame gdbm.  Btw, the gdbm rpms from RedHat are screwy 
> in the first place if you're looking for db.h or ndbm.h.


               Linux-PAM, libpwdb, Orange-Linux and Linux-GSS

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