Re: [dev] [slock] Linux-PAM support

From: pancake <>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:07:42 +0100

On 11/16/10 13:00, Petr Sabata wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:09:54PM +0100, pancake wrote:
>> On 11/16/10 11:46, Petr Sabata wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> this patch should enable Linux-PAM support in slock. It's my first try with
>>> Linux-PAM whatsoever so there's a chance it won't work everywhere :) Maybe
>>> it could be useful to some...
>> few time ago i send a patch adding support for user defined password, which
>> i find much more 'secure' than typing your user password to unlock
>> the screen.
>> i think slock should split the auth support in a different file, so
>> one can choose at
>> compile time which method to use and stop living maintaining patches or huge
>> cpp usage.
> Well, this is quite easy with PAM; one can just define their own service
> name instead of 'login' and configure it accordingly.
>> is somebody up to do this work?
with pam i could use my thinkfinger reader to unlock the X. which is fun,
but i dont want to be a patch or a hardcoded dependency.
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