On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Alan <lameventanas@...> wrote:
> I can't get kdm to authenticate my user.
> I built kdebase from revision 1236975, and I configured it as follows:
> mkdir build; cd build
> cmake .. \
> -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr \
> -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release \
> -DBUILD_ALL=On \
> -DBUILD_DOC=Off \
> Yet I am unable to authenticate my user. This system doesn't have pam.
> This used to work with kde 3.5.10 when I ran configure with --with-shadow.
I have fixed this issue and would like to share the solution so that
it can be integrated in the next version of kde3 / trinity.
See the attached patch against 3.5.13, its not perfect but its
certainly better than what we have now.