On 12/19/2007 03:48 PM, Patrice Dumas wrote:
On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 09:28:22AM -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>> We don't have necessarily time to do such things. Many people in fedora
>> are benevolent.
>> Anyway why not do a pam module such that all the login systems (be it
>> wdm, xdm, console login...) can benefit from it? We have a wondefully
>> modular system for everything that can take place on login, this would
>> ease life for a lot of people, and allow for choice of UI instead of
>> tying those who don't have the money to pay programmers to UI they don't
> Don't let Nalin hear that...
I don't really understand your comment.
Nalin (the pam maintainer in Fedora), is very much against using pam
modules in non-authentication ways. Yes, we know that other things do
it. That doesn't mean we should keep doing it.