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Re: prompt querying ...



I believe this is already supported.

The conversation function that is supplied by the application is
supposed to be able to handle multiple messages.  All that is needed
is to update the pam modules (if needed) to send all the questions
to the conversation function in one call.

On Tue, 5 May 1998, Dave Airlie wrote:

> I have just come up with an idea which probably goes against all the specs
> ... :-)
> 
> I would like some way to query auth modules about what prompts they wish
> to display ... 
> 
> Why ?
> 
> Well it would allow an xdm like program to throw up a list box with the
> prompts and stuff in it so all the logins could be done at one box ...
> 
> XDM would start, ask the modules what prompts they needed and then it
> would display itself with those prompts provided ...
> 
> I'm just wondering what others think of this idea?
> 
> Dave.
> 
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