Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: Dan Melomedman <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/23/2003 15:46:18
On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Dan Melomedman wrote:

> Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> > the decision will be based on its technical merits, after careful
> > consideration of the plusses and minuses of each scheme being considered.
> I thought PAM proponents' reasons were more of the "Because everybody
> else supports it, get with the program" and "Because I want to use
> module blah", not exactly technical merits.

No. The key thing is that we can build BSD Auth on top of PAM much more
easily than we can build PAM on BSD Auth.

The thought is that we will have config examples so that if you want BSD
Auth, you configure PAM in one specific way, then deal fully with BSD

Take care,