Re: Porposing libgnomesu for 2.10

On Iau, 2004-10-28 at 16:02, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 10:53 -0400, John McCutchan wrote:
> > Could we get similar behavior to RedHat's pam_timestamp by using
> > gnome-keyring to store the password for a certain amount of time?
> I would suggest against it.  It's a far better idea to use the timestamp
> mechanism than to store a password (likely the root password) in the
> memory of a user process.

The pam_timestamp module is not Gnome specific its usable on other
environments too, as such gnome-keyring isnt appropriate.


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