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Re: CVS commit: src/distrib/sets
On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 12:21:51AM +0900, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> > In theory. In practice, who's going to make the pam and krb stuff in
> > e.g. su into plugins? Even if someone wants to take the time to try,
> > it's a big can of worms...
> Considering such an anti-modular atmosphere, no one will. So I will, but
> kernel modularity first. I hope userland will be well-modular by NetBSD 8.0.
It's fine (good even) to have a vision of where you're going, but
realistically the logic we need in set lists now shouldn't be
predicated on plans for 8.0. It needs to do what we need now, and if
that conforms to plans for 8.0, that's great, but if it doesn't we
still need something that works now.
Note BTW that the last attempt to make plugins for su was so gross
(and caused enough problems) that we now have MK_PAM=no to turn it off
David A. Holland
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