[OpenAFS] trouble with pam_krb5

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 18 Jul 2005 14:34:45 -0700

Christopher Allen Wing <wingc@engin.umich.edu> writes:

> There are some #ifdefs in the openssh source which control whether
> pthreads are used to call PAM, or a separate process. When pthreads are
> used, a new thread is created, PAM calls are made in this thread, and
> then the thread terminates. However, the credentials then stick around
> properly (since the thread shares memory with the rest of sshd)

Aha.  That's why this works on Debian; Debian uses pthreads.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>