Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Dan Melomedman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/23/2003 16:16:26
Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 01:44:29PM -0500, Dan Melomedman wrote:
> > Ken Hornstein wrote:
> > > >Work around by editing the source of programs linked to the PAM library,
> > > >and taking the PAM crap out.
> > >
> > > Sure sounds like a religious argument to me.
> > What's so religious about this? If I don't want to use the PAM library,
> > I don't want my software to be linked against it.
> Well, the same argument could be used againt the nis or hesiod libraries
> currently part of libc.
Yes, and libc is also too bloated for some people. Hence the projects
such as dietlibc and ulibc. I would love to see dietlibc ported to *BSD.