SYSKEY, TNG freeze, 2.0.x->TNG merge and other thoughts
jas88 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Feb 10 07:51:18 GMT 2000
On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > > > OK, you could split user attributes up into three categories
> > > > (things they can change, things they can read, and things they cannot
> > > > access at all), and then have three files per user (YUK) - or just do it
> > >
> > > actually, i will need two per user (passwords and everything-else).
> > Oh dear.
> WHAT?? do you you _want_ an /etc/shadow-equivalent, or not???
Yes - i.e. a SINGLE [group of] file[s] for the system, which are 0600.
Then the daemon controls access. The same way NIS+, standard Unix, and,
for that matter, NT and NetWare do it.
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