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Re: Does pam_env.so work?



On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, Seth Chaiklin wrote:

> I have been trying to use pam_env.so without success.
> There was a mention of a possible bug (back in Jan. 98) 
> and a promise to eliminate it in pam-0.60.  I have tried
> now with pam-0.65 and no success.   Has anyone been
> able to use pam_env successfully?
[snip]
> I would expect that MANPAGER and LOGINAME would be
> set after logging in.  Neither of them are.  Debug
> puts nothing into any log files (I have a special test
> bed for all priority levels, which is why I say nothing). 

With what login? While I have tried neither, unless your login has support
for pam setting environment variables, it won't work. I know recent RedHat
logins do. I believe the one in SimplePAMApps does as well.

-D




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