[Dovecot] PAM, NSS, and a new blocking=yes setting

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Feb 13 10:07:58 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-02-12 at 19:18 -0800, Troy Engel wrote:
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > 
> > This blocking=yes will probably work great with NSS. With PAM I'm not so
> > sure. Mostly because the worker never exits, it just does one PAM auth
> Timo, can you clarify this a little more about why you're not sure? 

Because it's the different PAM plugins that can break.

> By 
> that I mean for those of us using PAM and nss_ldap, what's our risk 
> level going from rc22 to rc23 and chances something may blow up in our 
> face by accident?

There's no risk, because the default behavior didn't change.

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