Subject: X server uses PAM?
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 02/24/2005 08:41:18
On Feb 24, 2005, at 6:56 AM, Christos Zoulas wrote:

> Module Name:	src
> Committed By:	christos
> Date:		Thu Feb 24 14:56:55 UTC 2005
> Modified Files:
> 	src/share/mk:
> Log Message:
> Don't disable PAM when MKPIC=no. PAM should work with static 
> libraries, and
> this breaks PAM on programs that decide not to use PIC libraries, such 
> as
> the X server.

What does the X server use PAM for?

Anyway, static PAM libraries are going to provide only a minimum amount 
of functionality.  Furthermore, why is the X server not using 
PIC/shared libraries?

-- thorpej