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> Von: Jürgen Pabel <juergen pabel net>
> An: gnome-devel-list gnome org
> Betreff: GDM Login
> Datum: Sat, 08 May 2010 17:15:49 +0200
> Hello,
> I am the author of tokentube, an integration component for LUKS
> encrypted disks and PAM. There are some conceptual slides about
> tokentube in case you're interested: 
> http://programm.froscon.org/2009/attachments/93_From%20PBA%20To%
> 20Login.pdf
> For convenience, my software provides a configurable option to cache the
> credentials provided by the user for the LUKS decryption
> ("Pre-Boot-Authentication") and to automatically attempt a desktop login
> using those credentials. I am now looking for the easiest and/or
> conceptually best approach to implement this behaviour with GNOME >=
> 2.28. 
> For the older GNOME releases I implemented a replacement gdmgreeter
> binary that passes the cached credentials to the GDM server socket. If
> successful, the GNOME session is than started - otherwise my replacement
> gdmgreeter simply executes the original gdmgreeter binary to allow
> manual login.
> What would be the most suitable approach to implement this functionality
> for the newer GDM subsystem?
> Thanks
> Jürgen

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