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Re: porting PAM
On Tue, 27 May 2003 email@example.com wrote:
> I am still fairly new to C, but I thought a good place to start
> contributing to OpenBSD would be to port existing modules. I understand
> that PAM has not been ported to OpenBSD yet, but it has been ported to
> NetBSD so that could be a good start. (atleast it's not linux -> bsd)
> Anyways, i've been reading over some of the pages in section 9 of the
> manual, but I don't see anything about programming modules. I've never
> written a module for an OS before, So I was just wondering if someone
> could point me in the direction of some good reading material.
There is no need to port PAM to OpenBSD, because OpenBSD uses the BSD
Authentication framework (originally developed by BSDI).
Search the net for a comparison between BSD auth and PAM. e.g.