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authorAndrew G. Morgan <>2001-02-17 01:55:38 +0000
committerAndrew G. Morgan <>2001-02-17 01:55:38 +0000
commit585361e3edda12751c3620012fc70d68984b7d8d (patch)
parentc9da49158d9007c8ae27114c8a44289854f777b1 (diff)
Relevant BUGIDs: 131549
Purpose of commit: documentation bugfix Commit summary: --------------- pam_lastlog was wrongly documented as an 'authentication' module when it is actually a session module.
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 7 deletions
index 728fb8a6..4e1dd678 100644
@@ -59,7 +59,9 @@ libpam. Prior versions were buggy - see bugfix for Bug 129775.
the bug report, but no uid change was possible so no-one should
think they need to issue a security bulletin over this one! (Bug
112540 - agmorgan)
-* pam_lastlog needs to be linked with -lutil (Bug 131549 - agmorgan).
+* pam_lastlog needs to be linked with -lutil, also removed ambiguity
+ from sysadmin guide regarding this module being a 'session' module
+ (Bug 131549 - agmorgan).
* pam_cracklib needs to be linked with -lcrypt (old password checking)
(Bug 131601 - agmorgan).
* fixes for static library builds and also the examples when linked
diff --git a/doc/modules/pam_lastlog.sgml b/doc/modules/pam_lastlog.sgml
index 2ade5baa..a00f76b1 100644
--- a/doc/modules/pam_lastlog.sgml
+++ b/doc/modules/pam_lastlog.sgml
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
- This file was written by Andrew G. Morgan <>
+ This file was written by Andrew G. Morgan <>
<sect1>The last login module
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@
-Andrew G. Morgan &lt;;
+Andrew G. Morgan &lt;;
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ module can also display a line of information about the last login of
the user. If an application already performs these tasks, it is not
necessary to use this module.
-<sect2>Authentication component
+<sect2>Session component
@@ -98,13 +98,13 @@ with a ``welcome..." message.
This module can be used to indicate that the user has new mail when
they <em/login/ to the system. Here is a sample entry for your
-<tt>/etc/pam.conf</tt> file:
+<tt>/etc/pam.d/XXX</tt> file:
-# do we have any mail?
+# When were we last here?
-login session optional
+session optional