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Re: pam_console



Jack Tanner (ihok hotmail com) said: 
> > How is positing a change in underlying, not-user-visible-at-all, system
> > infrastructure to a user's forum a worthwhile endeavor? After all, the
> > change to set sound device permissions from HAL was done years ago.
> 
> It's still visible to this user.

If the permissions aren't set properly for the logged-in user, that's
a *bug*, not a user-visible change that says something about the underlying
details.

> Even though sound device permissions are set
> through HAL *by default*, pam_console is still a perfectly serviceable
> alternative.

Only in the sense that you now have two disparate systems trying to control
access to the same devices. That will never work well, and it's best to
eliminate any confusion.

Bill


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