Re: Patch for the getpwnam_auth helper

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2006 21:55:32 +0200

tor 2006-06-08 klockan 14:42 -0300 skrev Giancarlo Razzolini:
> Hi all,
> I'm sending the patch for the getpwnam_helper. Now it's more useful for
> systems that don't have PAM, but want to authenticate from local users
> (Slackware Linux, amongst others).

Hmm. Loos almost good. Problem is that now the helper fails for systems
who do have the shadow suite but is not using shadow.. In my experience
on those systems getspnam returns NULL and you have to fall back on
getpwnam runtime.


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