Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: dustin sallings <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/16/1999 23:28:11
In message <Pine.NEB.4.10.9903162115250.364-100000@mobile>, dustin sallings wri
>	The last time this came up, someone pointed out that it's very
>easy to emulate BSD auth via PAM, but not vice versa.  IMO, PAM should be
>implemented with a BSD auth module.  Then you can choose to do BSD auth
>via the PAM config.  They both look pretty good, but many applications are
>PAM aware these days.

The feature I mostly want, honestly, is 'login.conf' - things like

so root can have larger datasize limits than everyone else.

>	IMO, the SysV way is prettier than putting everything in one large
>file.  A simple typo could keep half of your software from starting at
>all.  You wouldn't know this until you rebooted.