r7193 - trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security

dj at linuxfromscratch.org dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 24 22:43:52 PST 2008


Author: dj
Date: 2008-02-24 23:43:52 -0700 (Sun, 24 Feb 2008)
New Revision: 7193

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/linux-pam.xml
Log:
Removed X Window dependency for Linux-PAM.

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/linux-pam.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/linux-pam.xml	2008-02-25 05:55:45 UTC (rev 7192)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/linux-pam.xml	2008-02-25 06:43:52 UTC (rev 7193)
@@ -68,8 +68,7 @@
     <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Linux-PAM Dependencies</bridgehead>
 
     <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
-    <para role="optional"><xref linkend="cracklib"/>,
-    <xref linkend="x-window-system"/>, and
+    <para role="optional"><xref linkend="cracklib"/>, and
     <!-- <xref linkend="db"/> (for the pam_userdb module), -->
     <ulink url="http://www.prelude-ids.org/">Prelude</ulink></para>
 
@@ -99,7 +98,8 @@
             --sbindir=/lib/security \
             --enable-securedir=/lib/security \
             --docdir=/usr/share/doc/Linux-PAM-&linux-pam-version; \
-            --enable-read-both-confs &&
+            --enable-read-both-confs \
+            --with-xauth=/usr/X11R6/bin/xauth &&
 make</userinput></screen>
 
     <!-- <para>To test the results, issue <command>make check</command>.</para> -->
@@ -172,6 +172,12 @@
     allows the local administrator to choose which configuration file setup to
     use.</para>
 
+    <para><parameter>--with-xauth=/usr/X11R6/bin/xauth</parameter>: This
+    parameter forces the build of the pam_xauth module, even if xauth is not
+    yet installed.  Omit this switch if you have no plans to build
+    <application>Xorg</application>, or modify the path if you intend to
+    install <application>Xorg</application> into a non-standard path.</para>
+
     <para><command>chmod -v 4755 /lib/security/unix_chkpwd</command>:
     The <command>unix_chkpwd</command> password-helper program must be setuid
     so that non-<systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> processes can




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