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Re: dlopen() and libpthread

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 08:27:47AM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
 > > Sounds like a completely messed up design... Seriously, something's
 > > seriously wrong with requiring a PAM module to require threads....
 > Right. But that has been working for years, and our correct design 
 > completely breaks the functionnality. 

No, it never worked, you just never actually got a demon in your nose
before. Fix the package.

Authentication software is security-critical by definition; it should
be coded very conservatively and certainly not be playing fast and
loose with thread operations.

David A. Holland

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