Joerg Barfurth wrote:
> Darren J Moffat schrieb:
>> Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>>> What will they need to do? (For some reason, the community xdm
>>> & gdm sources passes the X display as the PAM_TTY value, so we'd
>>> either need to change them or add :0 to /etc/securetty. From
>>> looking at the dtlogin code, it appears to pass /dev/console as
>> Hmn I wonder how Linux and BSD distros that use gdm deal with this
>> one. From what I remember of gdm it has its own explicit root
>> login check, is that still true ?
>> Since the PAM item is called PAM_TTY it seems strange to pass
>> anything other than a TTY device name in there.
> Linux-PAM has officially (re)defined it that way - and of course that is
> what most community developers develop against:
Embrase and extend isn't this exactly what so many community people
hate about what a certain US based non UNIX company does ?
The X/Open spec for PAM doesn't define it that way best I can remember.
Just because Linux-PAM did it like that doesn't make it right and
doesn't mean I'm going to blindly follow it either.
Darren J Moffat