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Month: December 2011

Re: kdm authentication failures

From: Alan <lameventanas@...>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 18:50:37 +0900
On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Alan <lameventanas@...> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> 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 \
>                -DWITH_SHADOW=On
>
> 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.
>
> Suggestions?

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.


Alan

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