Subject: Re: BSD auth for NetBSD
To: NetBSD Security Technical Discussion List <tech-security@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/15/2003 15:41:15
On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 10:44:56AM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Sunday, September 14, 2003 at 18:07:38 (-0700), Jason Thorpe wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: BSD auth for NetBSD 
> >
> > 
> > It doesn't make it better for ANYONE, since there are no applications 
> > which use your hypothetical "shim" API.
> Excuse me?  Did you forget to _think_ today?  _ALL_ applications which
> use either BSD Auth _or_ PAM already use that proposed API.  ALL OF THEM.

I thought this discussion was going rather well, until this comment. I'd
consider that remark pretty inflamatory and unproductive.

Play nice, please...

David Maxwell,| -->
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