Subject: Re: BSD Authentication
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/25/2003 23:27:06
>In message <>, 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).