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Re: Xauthority

On Wed, 5 Nov 1997, Jason Pfeil wrote:

> NO, it is NOT off topic.  It's possible that PAM is fuc*ing with Xauthority in 
> some way.  However, I think I have fixed the problem, so ignore it...however 
> it is NOT off-topic.

What you think is also off-topic. And no "f" words on this list, please.

And when you don't know something for sure, you ask first: "Does PAM have
anything to do with Xauthority management ?" and you'll get an response
"No. Look at http://www.redhat.com/linux-info/pam/what_pam_is_not.html";.

Coming and telling PAM developers that "it's possible" that PAM is at
blame for this _after_ you've got a response that PAM have nothing to do
with it doesn't show a very positive light on your research on the

And since you've told us that you fixed that "NOT off-topic" problem with
Xauthority, we'd like to have a patch or something for the PAM part. 

Thank you,

Cristian Gafton   --   gafton@redhat.com   --   Red Hat Software, Inc.
 UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are.

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