Fwd: PAMSMBD ?
vorlon at netexpress.net
Fri Jul 19 07:31:04 GMT 2002
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 07:52:36PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> - use of pam_smb is a bad idea anyway:
> - it is a GPL'ed PAM module,
This is less of a problem than you might think. :) At least under
Linux, the libpam implementation is GPL-compatible; and there are GPL
apps that use PAM. So about the only thing the GPL really prevents you
from doing here is shipping an operating system where pam_smb is enabled
by default for GPL-incompatible applications.
Not that pam_winbind isn't still a better choice. People just shouldn't
necessarily be discouraged from writing GPLed PAM modules. :)
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