Re: Speaker verification in gdm

Malcolm Tredinnick a écrit :
> On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 11:55:30PM -0400, Jean-Marc Valin wrote:
> > I don't know PAM, but I suppose I'll need a couple non-standard things, like
> > prompting (sending a wav?) the user and/or waiting for a certain key to be
> > pressed before recording. I don't know PAM at all, so I don't know whether it
> > would do the job.
> This is exactly why you do want PAM. :-)
> The whole idea (warning: broad brush strokes, read the documentation and
> the web for details) is that your Pluggable Authentication Module is
> called for certain types of access (in this case gdm login). You do
> whatever magic you need to work out whether the user is authorised or
> not. That is really all the calling process cares about -- yes or no. So
> all the stuff that is "special" to your sound authentication method
> (which sounds pretty cool, btw) is encapsulated in the PAM.

Would it be possible to do speaker _identification_? By that I mean that you say
something and the system recognizes _who_ you are and logs you in (or say that
you're no in the list of users).


Jean-Marc Valin
Universite de Sherbrooke - Genie Electrique
valj01 gel usherb ca

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