Bug#532088: libpam-gnome-keyring: Dont be selfish unlock gnome-keyring for other auth methods.

Mateusz Kaduk mateusz.kaduk at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 10:24:09 UTC 2009

First of all, you cutted out my first question. I think that typing
password over and over each time is not what people using finger
reader really want.

2009/6/7 Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org>:
> Where in the world would you store that key?

Maybe /etc/security like cracklib does for storing used passwords or
directly in /etc/ like pam-opie module does for storing temporary
passwords /etc/opiekeys

> WTF?
Using password is just ignoring existence of other kinds of
authentication methods that are present or can be implemented in

> Making gnome-keyring work with some other authentication modules is not
> stupid. Making it work with all of them is.

I did not write its stupid, I wrote its not stupid to suggest other
solutions that fix problem.
Yes it should be possible to use gnome-keyring with all pam modules by
just making it aware of that there might be something else then
password that can be used for login to system.

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