pam_login is written specificly for PAM authentication. It is based on the version from the util-Linux package, from which all code for non-PAM support was removed. Instead, support for the most important features of the login program from the shadow suite was added.
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: A lot of bugfixes were done since the last release. SELinux and lastlog support was removed in favor of the corresponding PAM modules.
Release Notes: This release fixes a problem with calling PAM functions in the wrong order and adds support for NSA Security-enhanced Linux.
Release Notes: This version contains some fixes for the upcoming gcc 3.3, fixes some utmp/wtmp handling problems on architectures with 32bit and 64bit userland, and fixes some problems with non-standard TTYs.
Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in the SIGHUP handling.
Release Notes: A fix for Ctrl-\ killing the login process was applied.