extra PAM modules
John Richard Moser
nigelenki at comcast.net
Sun Apr 2 02:30:50 BST 2006
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Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> * John Richard Moser
> | I am looking into a couple of extra PAM modules. Mainly I am
> | considering libpam-cracklib (in main) and libpam-tmpdir. These seem
> | mainly appropriate for default installs; although libpam-cracklib may
> | raise some eyebrows when passwords such as "fluffy" don't go in.
> | I have not tested libpam-tmpdir extensively yet in dapper but will be
> | getting on that ASAP. As for libpam-cracklib, I have a potential
> | install-time solution:
> libpam-tmpdir currently has some problems with gdm because gdm
> installs a SIGCHLD handler which in some cases makes the pam handler
> for libpam-tmpdir never return. I'm going to implement a workaround
> in libpam-tmpdir «soon», but I just haven't gotten around to it yet.
> It's a fairly trivial fix, IIRC.
Wow. Ouches? :)
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