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Re: Linux-PAM ported to AIX

I guess this is the right place. The patch looks reasonably
straightforward to apply, but in places seems a little more drastic than
I would like to see.

Would you be averse to me applying chunks of it at a time and then you
revising the details of what remains? (For example, I'll ignore the
module/pam_aix/ until the rest of it is integrated..)



"Mark D. Roth" wrote:
> I've written a patch for Linux-PAM-0.75 which ports the library to AIX
> 4.3.3.  The patch is available from:
>    http://www-dev.cso.uiuc.edu/authsrv/
> In addition to simple portability fixes, the patch adds a pam_aix
> module to simulate the traditional AIX authentication behavior.  The
> idea is that the pam_aix module would be used instead of the pam_unix
> module under AIX.  More information is available at the URL listed
> above.
> My main impetus for writing this patch was that I'm already using a
> PAM module to do TIS authsrv authentication under Solaris, Linux, and
> HP-UX, and I didn't want to have to write and maintain seperate custom
> code for each application under AIX.  If anyone's interested, the
> authsrv PAM module (pam_authsrv) is also available at the URL listed
> above.
> Ideally, I'd like to see this patch integrated into the next release
> of Linux-PAM.  If this isn't the proper forum to ask about that, I'd
> appreciate any pointers to the right place. ;)
> I've done a fair amount of basic testing of this patch, but I'd
> certainly welcome comments from anyone else who runs it.
> Please let me know if you have any questions or problems.
> --
> Mark D. Roth <roth@feep.net>
> http://www.feep.net/~roth/
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