Recent PAM changes worth an UPDATING entry?

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Aug 27 23:23:52 PDT 2007

On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, martinko wrote:

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

Sure sounds that way. Have you tried doing clean recompiles of those 



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