Re: thread within PAM

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On Wed, Aug 12, Aro RANAIVONDRAMBOLA wrote:

> They did not use thread in pam_thinkfinger. Could you send me a link which shows / contains pam_thinkfinger using threads please.
> thanks for your help, 

Looking at pam_fp (looks like the successor of pam_thinkfinger,
you will only find left over code from thread support. Sounds like
there are so many not-thread-safe applications, that thread support
doesn't work reliable and they switched to fork().


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