[Pkg-shadow-devel] shadow-trunk patch for openpam compatibility

Nicolas François nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Mon Jul 21 21:24:23 UTC 2008


On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20:31PM +0300, Seraphim Mellos wrote:
>   I'm currently a student and I'm taking part in this years GSoC with
> Gentoo. My project is to implement Linux compatible OpenPAM modules
> which could replace LinuxPAM and its set of modules. While developing 
> the modules, I came across some problems which were caused by the fact
> that OpenPAM and Linux-PAM while API compliant were not ABI compliant. 
> That forced me to recompile shadow against OpenPAM instead of Linux-PAM. 
> Later on, with the help of Diego Petteno (a Gentoo dev and pam
> maintainer), I developed a small patch which enables shadow to compile on 
> a system either using Linux-PAM or OpenPAM, depending on which is
> available. 
> The patch is included as an attachment.

Thanks a lot for your patch.

I have currently no releases planned. Would it help your tests or your
GSoC to have an official release?

Best Regards,

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