PAM Application Programming and Password prompts
corbe at corbe.net
Sat Dec 7 17:08:01 UTC 2013
Waitman Gobble <gobble.wa at gmail.com> writes:
> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 7:29 AM, Daniel Corbe <corbe at corbe.net> wrote:
> I hope this is the right place to ask programming related questions.
> I'm looking at the sample PAM application in the handbook and it appears
> straight-froward enough.
> But pam_authenticate() seems to emit its own password prompt and there
> seems to be no obvious way to simply feed it a plain text password.
> I'm manually collecting a password from the user.
> Can someone point me in the right direction?
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> Take a look at the src for su in src/usr.bin/su/su.c
> Also, here is a simple example of Qt authenticating with pam.
> Waitman Gobble
> San Jose California USA
I think you answered my question with the second link. I need to look
at pam_conv a little more closely.
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