PAM (from D-Bus/HAL discussion)

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Fri Apr 7 11:20:10 PDT 2006


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On 4/5/06, Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs at swbell.net> wrote:
>> As far a PAM goes, we could point to
>> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/modules.html for external PAM
>> modules.
>>
>> pam_console is from Red Hat.  If we need it, I think we would have to
>> extract it from the source RPM as I can't find a separate tar file.  I
>> suspect it is probably a single .c file with some accompanying .h files.
> 
> Bruce,
> 
> You do in fact need to extract it from an SRPM.  It contains all the
> pam-redhat-0.99.3-1.tar.bz2 among other things.  This is just a
> directory of modules that are supposed to be unpacked in the Linux-PAM
> source directory.  I've put it here for the time being:
> 
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~dnicholson/downloads/pam-redhat-0.99.3-1.tar.bz2
> 
> Also, you should look at what RedHat actually does with this stuff:
> 
> http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/viewcvs/devel/pam/pam.spec?view=markup
> 
> To see how Jürg is handling this, see his files/spec/etc:
> 
> http://www.paldo.org/index.php?section=packages&page=main&releaseid=27599

Thanks Dan.  It is interesting, but I'm not sure where to go with this
right now.

  -- Bruce



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