Re: Current network-password-saving feature needs improvement.

David Wheeler wrote:

> Rashmi Agrawal said:
>  > A seperate password is better than login password since one of the
>  > problems which comes up is intermediate
>  > password changing when the session is going on. Hence a seperate
>  > password say master password is needed.
> That's not a problem if you use PAM.  PAM can intercept all
> password changes and re-encrypt the master password file.

Using PAM can be a good idea if all the distributions come with PAM. If
we take the design of xscreensaver, PAM is used for authentication
unlocking but apart from that there are 2 more methods(Kerberose and
provided if PAM is not available.


> --- David A. Wheeler
>      dwheeler ida org
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