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authorThorsten Kukuk <>2006-08-05 08:03:11 +0000
committerThorsten Kukuk <>2006-08-05 08:03:11 +0000
commit72bcf614b2a5e5f281ca4372fa7dfccf1e6a3c43 (patch)
treeee1821fdda266c77a0f4ae403fe4358e7c45a47d /README
parentea9255e046169e5d5b19370c9ae6292be5aacde0 (diff)
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Purpose of commit: new feature Commit summary: --------------- Add xtests to allow checks for PAM functions only doable in installed system. 2006-08-05 Thorsten Kukuk <> * Generate xtests/Makefile. * (SUBDIRS): Add xtests. * README: Document make check and make xtests. * xtests/ New. * xtests/tst-pam_dispatch1.pamd: New. * xtests/tst-pam_dispatch2.pamd: New. * xtests/tst-pam_dispatch3.pamd: New. * xtests/tst-pam_dispatch1.c: New. * xtests/tst-pam_dispatch2.c: New. * xtests/tst-pam_dispatch3.c: New.
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@@ -11,6 +11,12 @@ How to use it is as follows:
./configure <your-options>
+To make sure everything was compiled correct, run:
+ make check
+If a test failes, you should not continue to install this build.
Note, if you are worried - don't even think about doing the next line
(most Linux distributions already support PAM out of the box, so if
something goes wrong with installing the code from this version your
@@ -21,6 +27,12 @@ box may stop working..)
That said, please report problems to the bug reporting database
+You can run additional checks after installing by executing
+ make xtests
+as root.
If you do not wish to make the modules dynamically loadable, but
build a static libpam including all PAM modules, you have to call: