Re: pam-config breaks existing configuration

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]


Thanks a lot for taking the time to answer my question.

> The answer is written on top of the files you modified:
> "# This file is autogenerated by pam-config. All changes
>  # will be overwritten."

Notably, pwcheck module is not included on my changes so why
pam-config changed it?

> And the config file you try to modify is not written by pam-config,
> you modified it by yourself.

No all configurations can be done using pam-config, add to this that
on some distros there are symbolic links pointing to pam-config
modified files:

ls -l /etc/pam.d/common-password
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 18 2013-08-26 15:08 /etc/pam.d/common-password
-> common-password-pc

If you can not make all the changes using pam-config then you should
not use it at all?

> Between, I'm pretty sure that the pam-config call will warn you that
> this entries will be ignored.

What entries are you referring to? If by entries you mean my changes
then they were not ignored.

Pam-list mailing list

[Index of Archives]     [Fedora Users]     [Kernel]     [Red Hat Install]     [Linux for the blind]     [Gimp]

  Powered by Linux