Bug 264501 - pam-gnome-kerying needs to hook itself up to /usr/bin/passwd
pam-gnome-kerying needs to hook itself up to /usr/bin/passwd
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-keyring (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomáš Bžatek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-29 13:53 EDT by Ray Strode [halfline]
Modified: 2015-03-03 17:31 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:21:28 EDT
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Description Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-08-29 13:53:36 EDT
Ideally, when the user runs passwd (or system-config-password, or whatever)
their keyring password would get changed, too.

This requires changes to /etc/pam.d/passwd , but we don't want to introduce a
gnome depedency in /etc/pam.d/passwd, so we may need to make pam_gnomekeyring
not have any hard gnome-dependencies, or make pam not complain about optional
pam modules being missing.
Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-08-29 13:54:28 EDT
Tomas, what do you think?
Comment 2 Tomas Mraz 2007-08-29 16:35:12 EDT
By complaining you mean writing a message to the system log? I'm not sure
removing that message for all optional modules would be a good idea, it could
mean that real configuration errors can be unnoticed, esp. because the optional
modules do not make PAM calls fail.

I can imagine adding some extra syntax to PAM config files to denote a module to
be really optional meaning that if it is missing that PAM library shouldn't
issue the messages into syslog but this would have to be accepted into upstream
PAM first. It could for example look like 'passwd optional [pam_keyring.so]'.

Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-08-29 16:47:41 EDT
hmm that might be a reasonable solution
Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-08-29 16:52:22 EDT
maybe we could have another error code, missing, that could go along with the
other ones (success, ignore, cred_insufficent, authinfo_unavail, etc)

then we could do:

password [missing=ignore default=ignore] pam_gnomekeyring.so

or some such
Comment 5 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-08-29 16:54:22 EDT
The other option is making a helper app that links against the various gnome
libs, and have pam_gnomekeyring.so have no dependencies on its own (and we'd
ship pam_gnomekeyring.so by default, and ship the helper app with gnome)

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-05-13 23:09:47 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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