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Re: PAM Authentication Patch, take one...

From: "Dominic J(dot) Eidson" <sauron(at)the-infinite(dot)org>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PAM Authentication Patch, take one...
Date: 2001-08-28 20:58:27
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0108281558010.26153-100000@morannon.the-infinite.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> Dominic J. Eidson writes:
> 
> > Attached is the new and revised version of the PAM authentication patch.
> >
> > This will only send a password request to the frontend, if a password is
> > required.
> 
> pam_strerror() should be used a few more times, rather than just saying
> "Error!".  Also, the configure.in snippet seems wrong.  You add
> -I$pam_prefix/include/security to $INCLUDES and then you #include
> <security/pam_appl.h>.  This whole thing is probably unnecessary, since
> PAM is a system library on the systems where it exists, so the headers
> and libraries are found automatically, unlike OpenSSL and
> Kerberos.

Will fix all of this and resubmit.

-- 
Dominic J. Eidson
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