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Re: proposal: pam_setcred behavior change



Hi,

On Mon, Sep 06, 1999 at 08:16:25PM -0700, Andrew Morgan wrote:
[snip]
> I'd like to revisit the idea that we adopt a different strategy. One of
> the following:
> 
>   1. invent another stack flavor (split the auth stack into auth and
> cred stacks).
> 
>   2. get libpam to 'remember' how an auth module returned and use this
> info to chart a course through the modules' pam_sm_setcred() functions.

I would definitely prefer the stack split.
The only problem is compatibility.  But I don't think that the change will
affect too many modules.  Clear behavior overweights inconvenience at the
moment of the policy change.

Just my $0.02

		Andrey



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