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Re: [PATCH v2 3/7] gnu: Allow OS configurations to add PAM session modul
Re: [PATCH v2 3/7] gnu: Allow OS configurations to add PAM session modules
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:36:11 +0800
2015-08-26 15:21 GMT+08:00 Andy Wingo <address@hidden>:
> On Tue 25 Aug 2015 23:39, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>> Andy Wingo <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> On Tue 25 Aug 2015 16:55, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>>>> ;; ...
>>>> (pam-services (map (lambda (service)
>>>> (inherit service)
>>>> (session (cons ...))))
>>> How would that work for other services like slim, mingetty, etc?
>> Oh, it wouldn’t.
>> Just to help me understand, could you explain the typical use case you
>> have in mind?
> Sure. So right now on a Guix system you have /etc/pam.d, and it
> contains configurations for all services that interact with PAM.
> Notably there is "login", for console login, but also slim and lsh.
> Elogind wants to know about all user sessions so it should add a
> "session required /path/to/pam_elogind.so" line to all files in
> /etc/pam.d. This causes login and logout to signal elogind.
> That's how I ended up adding #:additional-session-modules to all the
> other services: mingetty, slim, lsh.
> I don't know what the right design is. I think ideally anything that
> would log in would include some central file rather than having to
> repeat the rules everywhere.
Yes, we can ues 'include' in pam config, this is how the ArchLinux do it:
[PATCH v2 4/7] gnu: polkit: Use elogind for seat management., Andy Wingo, 2015/08/20