Subject: Re: BSD Authentication
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com>
Date: 08/25/2003 23:27:06
>In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Love writes:
>>Some authentication mechs want to run in the same enviroment as the user,
>>others want to run with elevented privileges. Obviously these too goals
>>collide unless someone invents the equivalent of suid shared-libs.
>Well, my immediate problems can be solved by BSD Auth.
Cool - implement BSD Auth as a PAM module and everyone wins (that btw
gives an avenue to addressing the point above).