Subject: Re: BSD auth for NetBSD
To: NetBSD Security Technical Discussion List <tech-security@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/14/2003 10:52:25
On Sunday, September 14, 2003, at 10:14  AM, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> [...and that defeats the whole purpose of using either.
> I don't thinks so!  Why do you think so?  Are you really sure you
> understand what I'm trying to describe?

One of the major features of using PAM is API compatibility with 
PAM-using applications (of which there are many, especially compared to 
BSD Auth).

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>