[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#651042: Bug#651042: token manipulation error for NIS

Alexander Gattin xrgtn at yandex.ru
Tue Jan 10 08:10:59 UTC 2012


On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 10:09:44PM +0100, Nicolas
François wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 09:22:59AM +0100,
> harald.dunkel at aixigo.de wrote:
> > I had expected passwd is based on pam, isn't it?
> OK. Right, if supported by PAM, then passwd
> should work.

IIRC passwd's operation for NIS auth works through
libc/nss' getspent(), but for changing auth tokens
it resorts to writing /etc/shadow directly, am I
correct here?

And as far as I can remember, changing NIS
passwords never worked in passwd...

With best regards,

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