Subject: Re: integrating PAM
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 01/25/2003 23:09:37
[ On Thursday, January 23, 2003 at 22:08:39 (+0100), Manuel Bouyer wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: integrating PAM
> 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.
Indeed, but they go away very easily with some simple configuration
changes and a rebuild.... They are not integral -- just add-ons.
Greg A. Woods
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