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Re: PAM and /bin/login, acct_mgmt() vs authenticate()



On Tue, Aug 22, 2000 at 04:22:43PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> So with telnet, the trick is still making sure that the process calling
> pam_setcred(PAM_DELETE_CREDS) and pam_close_session() has all the info it
> needs to identify the session, whether this be /bin/login after fork()ing, or
> telnetd that's had the relevant information passed to it by some unspecified
> mechanism.

Also, this is easily implemented if you cut /bin/login out of the
picture. This argues for a liblogin.

> Steve Langasek
> postmodern programmer


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