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Re: pam_opie module



Bryan Andregg wrote:
> >>  	So, if we get xdm working properly with PAM than any 
> >>  	new authentication scheme that is implemented in PAM
> >>  	(SecurID, fingerprint readers, whatever!) should then
> >>  	work with xdm with no further coding.
> >
> >Yes, but you need appropriate conversation functions first. The problem now is
> >that for many applications those don't exist.
> 
> This is exactly the case, how can one implement a new authentication method if
> the authentication conversation is different than the standard 'username:
> password:'

Is there anyone out there that knows enough about xdm to make such a change?
If there is, that individual might like to take a look at some sample
X-conversation code in:

	http://parc.power.net/morgan/Linux-PAM/pre/Xauth.tar.gz

(Its been gathering dust for months...)

Cheers

Andrew
-- 
               Linux-PAM, libpwdb, Orange-Linux and Linux-GSS
                  http://parc.power.net/morgan/index.html



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