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bug#7572: [PATCH] PAM support for su

From: Voelker, Bernhard
Subject: bug#7572: [PATCH] PAM support for su
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 16:40:30 +0200

Jim Meyering wrote:
> Ludwig Nussel wrote:
>> Jim Meyering wrote:
>>>  - tests would be most welcome, but I won't insist on those
>> Hmm, I'm not sure that's feasible. Tests would need to run as
>> root and they'd likely have to modify /etc/pam.d.
> root-only tests are not a problem.
> There are already quite a few.  For examples,
> see the scripts under tests/ that use "require_root_".
> However, as you imply, if the only way to test is
> by changing the likes of /etc/pam.d, then it's easy:
> automated tests are not an option ;-)

maybe in a temporary chroot (unless that's overkill)?

Have a nice day,

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