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Re: XSSO? How to communicate to XSSO/PAM external authenticationinfo?



On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, Nicolas Williams wrote:

>  - export pam_set_data() and pam_get_data() to the PAM apps;

IMHO, it is a bad idea to reuse (read: abuse) an existing interface
designed to do one thing (private storage of opaque module data) to do a
completely different thing (provide a communication channel between apps
and modules, or "extensible pam_[gs]et_item()").

--Pavel Kankovsky aka Peak  [ Boycott Microsoft--http://www.vcnet.com/bms ]
"Resistance is futile. Open your source code and prepare for assimilation."





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