Re: Want to set custom locations for passwd/shadow.

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On Tue, Oct 08, Lance Fredrickson wrote:

> I'm using Linux-Pam on an embedded linux device, where most the root 
> directory is read-only. I compile Linux-Pam and other software with 
> --prefix=/opt where addition libraries and applications can be stored and 
> run from usb.  It seems that the default location for 'passwd', 'shadow', 
> and pam.d conf file locations is very much hard-coded to /etc.

Yes, it is hardcoded in the complete system, which includes libc
and other tools/libraries. You need to patch them all.


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