After the LFS Book

Craig M.Reece craigthulu at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 11 11:06:05 PDT 2001


On Monday, June 11, 2001 01:49 pm, Scot Mc Pherson spoke thusly:
> What is does is it provides an almost-universal authentication platform. So
> if a new method of authentication is developed, it is plugged in as a
> module instead of having to recompile all of your software.
>

So, for those of us recompiling LFS, in whole or in part, fairly frequently; 
it provides no advantage. OTOH, if you want to create an LFS system ONCE, PAM 
may be useful for dealing with just security updates.
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