Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: None <>
From: Dustin Sallings <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/17/1999 09:57:32
On Wed, 17 Mar 1999 wrote:

# In message <199903171708.JAA10623@Cup.DSG.Stanford.EDU>, Jonathan Stone writes:
# >Probably not. But there's also considerable interest in PAM, so you'd
# >want to copy/port/reimplement something that allowed PAM modules as
# >well.  then there's the fight over which is `more primitive': do PAM
# >modules get plugged in via the BSDI-style login.conf, or vice-versa?
# Uh-huh.  I'd probably prefer to have the default behavior be login.conf,
# but if people want to plug themselves into PAM modules, they'd probably
# be able to. 

	I don't think PAM and the parts of login.conf that you seem
interested in are related, actually.  It would make sense to get all of
the stuff you wanted in to a login.conf for setting limits, etc... and
getting PAM in for doing authentication as two seperate projects.

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