Randy McMurchy randy at
Sat Mar 17 12:54:04 PDT 2007

Joe Ciccone wrote these words on 03/17/07 14:32 CST:

> As far as I know, In the future HAL is going to require PolicyKit which
> requires D-BUS (glib binding) and PAM. When PAM is setup right it can
> actually be used to do a lot more then just authenticating shell logins.
> For example, I also use it to manage access to my ftp server (vsftpd).
> I'm curious why you don't recommend it?

Everything you mention above doesn't have anything to do with SUDO.
Why would we recommend PAM for SUDO when it works just fine without

I'm trying to learn something here. Please, smart-ass replies aren't


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