Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/23/2003 16:25:10
On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 04:16:26PM -0500, Dan Melomedman wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > 
> > > 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.

Our libc is already something like a eighth the size of the glibc used in
most Linux distributions.  Do you actually know anything about any of
what you're ranting about, or are you just ranting for the sake of ranting?

 Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
   But as he knew no bad language, he had called him all the names of common
 objects that he could think of, and had screamed: "You lamp!  You towel!  You
 plate!" and so on.              --Sigmund Freud