Bug 9352 - bug in pam_console parser
bug in pam_console parser
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-02-11 11:19 EST by Kjetil T. Homme
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-22 11:37:34 EDT
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This patch works for us :-) (1.90 KB, patch)
2000-02-11 11:21 EST, Kjetil T. Homme
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Description Kjetil T. Homme 2000-02-11 11:19:49 EST
pam_console doesn't handle overlapping file classes.
The default file contains <console> and <xconsole> which
overlap, but the <xconsole> will never be processed since
only the first match matters.

We have written a patch to use GSList for the cache instead.
<URL:http://www.ifi.uio.no/~kjetilho/pam_console.patch>
Comment 1 Kjetil T. Homme 2000-02-11 11:21:59 EST
Created attachment 113 [details]
This patch works for us :-)
Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 11:37:59 EDT
assigned to nalin
Comment 3 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-08-17 20:13:33 EDT
A similar fix should be in Raw Hide.  Thanks!

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