Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Mon Dec 1 09:07:20 PST 2003

On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 05:23, Sean McNeil wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is there a security issue with xscreensaver configured to use PAM or
> kerberos?  Both xscreensaver and xscreensaver-gnome ports are configured
> without PAM/kerberos.  I know without PAM it won't work properly on a
> system configured to use LDAP for accounts.  I'm having that trouble
> right now.
> I took the --without-pam and --without-kerberos out and PAM/LDAP stuff
> now work great for me.

I think we wanted to make xscreensaver as basic as possible.  But
perhaps these features were disabled for legacy reasons.  I think we
could reactivate them as conditionals in the future.


> Sean
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