Elogind v239.1 Devuan/Debian combined source

Ian Jackson ijackson at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Thu Nov 15 13:30:21 GMT 2018


Ian Campbell writes ("Re: Elogind v239.1 Devuan/Debian combined source"):
> Indeed, it does seem rather odd for anything outside the pam machinery
> itself or something closely related to the management of a pam backend
> to be linking directly against a pam_foo.so module (whether the systemd
> one or another).
> 
> I wonder if the need to do so (assuming there really is one) is an
> obscure enough case that a lintian warning would be justified? Even if
> it were very low level warning the next (Debian) archive-wide lintian
> run would give a nice list of candidates to inspect.

This sounds like a good idea to me.  I guess it ought to be suggested
to the pam folks and the lintian maintainers, to see what they think
of it.

Ian.

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