OpenSSH with privilege separation and pam_mkhomedir

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Aug 7 14:43:42 EST 2002

Andrew Pollock wrote:
> Hi,
> pam_mkhomedir+OpenSSH+privsep is shagged (at least with Debian AFAICT)
> Does anyone "in the know" know if/when it's going to be fixed?

But the OpenSSH lists - or put an entry in their bugzilla.

Personally, I think there is a reason why the privsep concept hasn't
been done before - it's *very* hard to do, particularly in a portable
way, with all the quirks of all the systems...

Andrew Bartlett

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