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Re: PAM and system limits



On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Andrew Morgan wrote:

> This diff looks suspiciously old. (I've been tinkering with pam_limits
> for other 2.4 reasons.)

Maybe, I'm a bit out of sync with PAM ;)

> One question. Is there any reason why you can't change the euid back
> again afterwards? This seems more transparent to me. (Some code actually
> has the real uid set to something other than the effective one while
> authenticating anyway).

I'm not changing euid. I'm changing only real uid, and no, can't switch
back, because limits are compared agains current real uid.

> Please file a bug report and then apply your change (with a change to
> CHANGELOG).

ok.

Jan
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