[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#813789: systemd: su -l does not start/attach to user session
boris at codesynthesis.com
Fri Feb 5 13:01:15 UTC 2016
Michael Biebl <biebl at debian.org> writes:
> Actually in Debian, su *does* start a logind session. If you look at
> /etc/pam.d/su it includes /etc/pam.d/common-session
# The standard Unix authentication modules, used with
# NIS (man nsswitch) as well as normal /etc/passwd and
# /etc/shadow entries.
> If libpam-systemd is installed, there will be an entry in common-session
> like this:
> session optional pam_systemd.so
libpam-systemd is installed and common-session includes this line (and
it hasn't been modified in any way):
# and here are more per-package modules (the "Additional" block)
session required pam_unix.so
session optional pam_systemd.so
# end of pam-auth-update config
> If libpam-systemd is installed and enabled, that should actually work.
No, it does not work. This is Debian stable/Jessie with all the latest
updates installed. I have three identical machines setup like this and
on all three it does not work.
> It's unclear to me, why you filed this as an issue against systemd?
It looked to me like a problem in systemd/libpam-systemd. Do you still
believe I should file it against su (and runuser, and maybe sudo for
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