Subject: Re: OpenSSH and getpw*
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 04/01/2005 07:58:01
In article <200504010252.j312qIvG007547@vtn1.victoria.tc.ca>,
John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I did a sweep of the entire source tree looking for things that
>use getpw*. Right now, I'm looking at OpenSSH. It is so convoluted
>that it will be difficult to determine if its use of getpw* will
>conflict with its use of PAM. Does somebody else want to look at it?
>Should I just change every use of getpw* in the source of sshd to
>getpw*_r? Should we just ignore OpenSSH now that the sweep of all the
>PAM modules is done?
I'd say do it. Better be safe than sorry.