Re: gdm and FreeBSD/shadow passwords

On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> >>>>> "Peter" == Peter Housel <> writes:
>     > At the moment gdm doesn't seeom to work on FreeBSD because it
>     > uses shadow passwords.  Could the password check be moved into
>     > the daemon or something else done to make gdm usable on FreeBSD?

> The password check is on the daemon.  

> If you can contribute the code, or help us find code we can look at
> for doing this, I am sure Martin will be glad to take it.

Does FreeBSD use getspnam() for this?  If so, I could contrib support
for Solaris getspnam, and hope that it is reasonably portable :)

I also have a bunch of Xterms here at work that I can't wait to use with
gdm once XDMCP support arrives.


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]