[OffTopic] PAM

Tomas Mraz tomas at openssl.org
Thu Jun 17 15:19:31 UTC 2021

On Thu, 2021-06-17 at 17:12 +0200, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
> P.P.S.: Tomáš Mráz: aren't you part of PAM project too?  Off-topic
> here, but i had written a somewhat primitive yet i think nicely
> working

Yes. I am.

>   pam_xdg.so is a PAM module that manages creation of the
>   XDG_RUNTIME_DIR directory, as well as injection of environment
>   variables denoting all directories specified by the XDG Base
>   Directory Specification:
> https://specifications.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-
>          latest.html
>   into user sessions.
> yet the mailing-list is hosted by RedHat, and somehow i could not
> subscribe to _that_ screen, maybe script related, i do not know.
> Just in case of interest [1-3].  ISC license, but you could have
> it Public Domain if you want.

The PAM developer discussion is on:
pam-developers at lists.fedorahosted.org

If you could submit the module as PR on the GitHub Linux PAM project
[0], it would be considered.

I know, that would require getting a GitHub account.

[0] https://github.com/linux-pam/linux-pam


Tomáš Mráz
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