Subject: Re: BSD auth for NetBSD
To: NetBSD Security Technical Discussion List <tech-security@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/12/2003 16:50:03
On Friday, September 12, 2003, at 04:39  PM, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> Hmmm....  Why is it that you (and other folks) seem to keep assuming
> that I am (or anyone else desiring BSD Auth first and foremost is)
> trying to prevent others from using PAM?  I have never ever said that I

Well, those who are proponents of BSD Auth are basically preventing 
people from using PAM by suggesting that PAM-on-top-of-BSD-Auth is 
workable.  In fact, it is not, since BSD Auth cannot do some of the 
things PAM can do, period.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>