Subject: Re: login.conf for selecting password verification method (was Re: Kerberos is on by default?)
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johan Danielsson <email@example.com>
Date: 07/08/2000 18:58:42
firstname.lastname@example.org (Greg A. Woods) writes:
> There are lots of other ways to avoid having to rebuild every
> application. Having an authentication API does not imply that it
> has to be dynamically linked. In fact it is even possible to design
> secure APIs that do not require any form of relinking, though I
> don't think we've gone quite that far for NetBSD yet.
Now you're talking about something different, please keep to the
> Those questions don't really mean anything in this context.
What context is that?
You stated that PAM doesn't add any functionality as long as you have
source to the OS. I said it did. It's not the only way to add that
functionality, but that's not the question either.