Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: Aidan Cully <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Giles Lean <email@example.com>
Date: 01/23/2003 15:45:20
> not standardized... I.e., it would be impossible to use the same
> source code to generate a PAM module for all the PAM-providing
> platforms (Linux, Solaris, etc.). Can someone correct me on this?
I've moved PAM modules from Linux to HP-UX. There was one
compatibility note raised elsewhere in this thread, but I was unaware
of it until now. The only problems I had were the usual deal of
fixing non-portable C code.
I believe adding PAM to NetBSD is justified on the grounds of
compatibility and interoperabilty with other *nix systems. One
doesn't have to love the PAM API to decide that compatibility is