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Re: Missing prompt item in PAM



"Michael K. Johnson" wrote:
> Modules only have to honor it when it is appropriate to honor it.  I'm
> not saying that they should use my suggested PAM_PASSWORD_PROMPT to ask
> for a secureid challenge response -- just that it be a hint available
> to the modules to ask the right question.
> 
> Right now, I have to hack the incoming message in my conversation function,
> which sucks raw eggs through a long thin straw.

Why not hack it into a module, via an argument? Then other applications
benefit from it and libpam doesn't have to believe in passwords for ever
and a day?

Cheers

Andrew



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