Recent PAM changes worth an UPDATING entry?

martinko gamato at
Fri Aug 24 11:31:36 PDT 2007

Doug Barton wrote:
> Howdy,
> I just rebuilt and installed my world on my 6-stable box, and ran into a 
> snag. Like a lot of users I use -DNO_CLEAN in buildworld since this is a 
> very slow box that I use mostly as a file/dns server. After rebooting I 
> could ssh in ok (probably because I don't use PAM for sshd) but couldn't 
> su, or log in at the console.
> After looking at the errors, I figured out that I needed to completely 
> recompile stuff related to PAM. Just to be on the safe side I did 
> libpam, login, su, and getty. After that I was able to log in normally 
> from the console, and su from either terminal.
> IMO this is worth an entry in UPDATING since I probably won't be the 
> only user who stumbles across this.
> Doug


Could it possibly be related to the following issue of mine ?? :



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