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Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 01:56:55 +0400
From: "Dmitry V. Levin" <>
Subject: Re: tcb and friends with shadow-utils 4.0.12

On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 07:47:22AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> I wrote:
> > > SimplePAMApps is a package that provides small PAM-only implementations
> > > of login, passwd, and su.  It is essentially unmaintained upstream - so
> > > we're maintaining it ourselves.  (Maybe we should be making releases of
> > > "our" SimplePAMApps separately from Owl.)


> On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 09:21:10PM -0600, Vincent Danen wrote:
> > Yeah, I finally updated my CVS copy of owl and started grepping for
> > passwd and found that.  I was fiddling with it a bit before I had to
> > take off, and there's some gcc4 cleanup that's needed I think in order
> > for passwd to compile properly.
> If SimplePAMApps requires any fixes for gcc 4.1+, I'm sure Dmitry
> already has those implemented for ALT Linux's distributions.

At least login and su from SimplePAMApps build fine with gcc 4.1+.
I'm not sure about passwd because I forked it from SimplePAMApps to
standalone package.  Anyway, passwd utility is just a simple wrapper around
PAM, so I expect no problems with it.


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