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Re: pam_env: per-user environment file?

On Thu, Nov 13, Jason Spiro wrote:

> A year ago -- in http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.pam/3056 -- Kees Cook <kees
> <at> ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Ubuntu has been carrying a patch against PAM to have a ~/.pam_environment
> > file that is parsed for each user (which allows a way to set environment
> > variables without regard to how a user logs in (ssh, gdm, etc)).
> > 
> > I've included the patch below.  Is this something that would be
> > accepted into mainline PAM?
> > 
> Dear PAM maintainers:
> I, too, would like the patch to be accepted into mainline PAM.  I forwarded the
> patch to
> http://sf.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=2275405&group_id=6663&atid=306663
> -- could you folks please review it and comment on it at that URL?

I looked at it, and it is full of bugs and memory leaks ...

Will try to rewrite it.


Thorsten Kukuk, Project Manager/Release Manager SLES
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