Is there any chance that this can be fixed in such a way that 3rd party binaries, like the xdm which comes with X as distributed by xfree86.org will work OOB? Breaking binary compat will be a fairly big obstacle for adoption of 5.x.... we have a hard enough time getting vendors to support us as it is.
Doug On 29 Apr 2002, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote: > John Baldwin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > Ah, so the bug is my binary is too old and is linked against the wrong PAM. > > Ok, my bad then. > > Well, yes and no. There is a bug in xdm which is exposed by the > combination of Linux-PAM and FreeBSD's stock PAM configuration. A > slightly different configuration would not trigger it, nor would the > current version of OpenPAM. I'd say the blame is evenly spread. > > DES > -- "We have known freedom's price. We have shown freedom's power. And in this great conflict, ... we will see freedom's victory." - George W. Bush, President of the United States State of the Union, January 28, 2002 Do YOU Yahoo!? To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message