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Re: patch for pam authentication in cvs

From: Kevin Wang
Subject: Re: patch for pam authentication in cvs
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 16:13:09 -0700
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 From Larry Jones
> Kevin Wang writes:
> > 
> > Also, virtually all modern OSes use PAM
> I think that's overstating the case a tad, unless your definition of
> "modern OS" is Linux; I don't know of any other system that uses PAM by
> default.  And, while they may or may not be modern, I'm sure there are
> lots of OSes in common use that don't support PAM at all.

solaris does, hpux does, sgi does, ibm does.

As for supported by default, that is a good question.  I would think
that pam could be a configure option, and only compile if available on
platform.  That way someone doesn't have to find a patch, just compile
with a different flag.

   - Kevin

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