Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212845
Make it possible to change keyring password
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:31:03 EST
The problem with using pam_keyring is that, if I use pam_keyring, the password
for the keyring doesn't change if I change my unix password.
It would be nice if this could be implemented, however this may require some
changes to other packages as well as, as far as I can tell, there is no way of
changing the gnome-keyring password at all in FC6. Doing it through pam_keyring
would be a nice start.
gnome-keyring-0.6 included in FC6 is the first gnome-keyring release that
includes my patches for changing keyring passwords. I have a bug filed upstream
in gnome bugzilla with a patch for gnome-keyring-manager to support this
feature. Also at http://www.hekanetworks.com/pam_keyring/ the devel version
0.8.2 of pam-keyring-tool supports changing a keyring's password.
We are making progress it is just a bit slow.
Is a bug also filed in redhat bugzilla against the maintainer of
gnome-keyring-manager ? It might be easier to get the patch into FC that way.
Updating and reassigning to gnome-keyring-manager where this now belongs :-)
Created attachment 275171 [details]
Add change password to menu
Here's the patch from Jon Nettleton for this. I added a Makefile.in section to
make it work out of the box.
The upstream bug is
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The bug still exists in Fedora 10, so I suggest that it should be reopened