[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#647430: Bug#647429: libpam-smbpass: prerm is not multiarch-safe

Ivo De Decker ivo.dedecker at ugent.be
Sun Jun 24 18:29:33 UTC 2012

tags 647429 help
tags 647430 help

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 04:16:35PM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> >Jakub,
> >
> >Do you have an example of a package that does 'the right thing'?
> No, sorry.
> >What should the package do? The manpage of pam-auth-update says
> >that pam-auth-update --remove should be called before removing the
> >module, but this isn't correct if the module remains for another
> >architecture.
> >
> >Should pam-auth-update be made multiarch-aware and handle this
> >automatically?
> >
> >If binaries from multiple architectures call pam on the same
> >system, and a pam-module is installed for one of these
> >architectures, but not for the other one, the pam configuration
> >cannot be correct for both of them.
> Unfortunately, I have no idea what a proper fix would like either.
> >Are these issues documented somewhere?
> I'm not aware of such documentation.
> I tried to bring up this topic on debian-devel once, but there were
> no answers: http://lists.debian.org/20120211115057.GA8401@jwilk.net

As I don't know what the proper fix for this bug should be, I'm tagging it
'help'. Same thing for #647430, which is the same bug, but for libpam-winbind.



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