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Re: An interference between PAM and other libraries [was: Linux-PAM and syslog]



On 29 Mar 1998, William M. Perry wrote:

>   Things like getXXXbyXXX have been 'broken' for a long time and people are 
> generally used to being cautious about copying the returned data.  But for
> something like syslog that is supposed to be for the application (quoth the 
> manpage: openlog()  opens  a  connection to the system logger for a
> program), I think it is asking a bit much of the application developer to
> work around pam in that way.

Thank you, Sir !

Cristian
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