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Bug 71415 - kdesu doesn't support PAM
kdesu doesn't support PAM
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Petr Rockai
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-08-13 07:28 EDT by Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-22 08:25:20 EST
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Description Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-08-13 07:28:16 EDT
Description of Problem: 
Since kdesu and applications using libkdesu don't support pam, pam_timestamp 
etc. aren't working for kcontrol modules. 
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Comment 1 Petr Rockai 2005-03-22 08:25:20 EST
Hmm, kdesu is using either the "su" binary or "ssh" to gain root status. Both    
are using PAM for auth as far as i know. So i don't see the problem with it.  
If anyone can confirm that this really doesn't work, please reopen. 

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