Last night's yum update for pam - problem ??
paul at city-fan.org
Tue Jun 6 09:12:58 UTC 2006
Mike Cohler wrote:
> I notice that in last night's fc5 update for pam (pam-0.99.4.0-fc5.4)
> that there is a new file created -
> In the update process we see:
> Updating : pam [
> 8/117]warning: /etc/pam.d/system-auth created as
> So I had a look at the difference between old and new:
> # diff /etc/pam.d/system-auth /etc/pam.d/system-auth.rpmnew
> < auth sufficient pam_unix.so nullok try_first_pass
> < auth requisite pam_succeed_if.so uid >= 500 quiet
>> auth sufficient pam_unix.so try_first_pass nullok
> < account sufficient pam_succeed_if.so uid < 500 quiet
> < account required pam_permit.so
> < password requisite pam_cracklib.so try_first_pass retry=3
> < password sufficient pam_unix.so md5 shadow nullok
> try_first_pass use_authtok
>> password required pam_cracklib.so try_first_pass retry=3
>> password sufficient pam_unix.so try_first_pass use_authtok
>> nullok md5 shadow
> OK so there are differences - but what about the two files -
> # ls -il /etc/pam.d/system-auth /etc/pam.d/system-auth.rpmnew
> 1691130 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 Mar 30 12:15 /etc/pam.d/system-auth
> -> system-auth-ac
> 1691129 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 547 May 24 14:26
> So the original file is a link - this difference between the two files
> remains even after re-booting the machine.
> So is it necessary to change a file or should it be left alone ??
Any changes you'd make would be overwritten if you ran "authconfig". All
I've done is remove the .rpmnew files on my system.
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