Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/23/2003 18:06:16
In message <
>, Bill Studenmund writes:
>Why do you really care so much about not using PAM?

Space efficiency on small systems, NIH, etcetera.  Some emotional reasons,
some mild technical ones.  In particular, I'm not sure some of the BSD Auth
features can be made available through PAM - there's no good way for a
user app to get access to any extra data that PAM doesn't have a good model