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authorSteve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>2011-07-14 23:23:36 -0700
committerSteve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>2019-01-08 22:11:46 -0800
commit8a0443f89b618211154ef8473d1bf42a2ebce37d (patch)
tree6719358d88920d3ee03c6f28ae44e7e84db234bb /debian/control
parent4f889a3f265fc4642be147d42e19c997b0d33ea8 (diff)
debian/control: adjust the package descriptions, as the current ones
use some awkward language that's gone unnoticed for a long time. Thanks to Martin Eberhard Schauer <Martin.E.Schauer@gmx.de> for pointing this out. Closes: #633863.
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1 files changed, 13 insertions, 16 deletions
diff --git a/debian/control b/debian/control
index 9c4d8730..4966b510 100644
--- a/debian/control
+++ b/debian/control
@@ -20,13 +20,12 @@ Depends: ${shlibs:Depends}, ${misc:Depends}
Pre-Depends: ${misc:Pre-Depends}
Suggests: libpam-doc
Description: Pluggable Authentication Modules library
- Contains the C shared library for Linux-PAM, a suite of shared
- libraries that enable the local system administrator to choose how
- applications authenticate users. In other words, without rewriting
- or recompiling a PAM-aware application, it is possible to switch
- between the authentication mechanism(s) it uses. One may entirely
- upgrade the local authentication system without touching the
- applications themselves.
+ Contains the shared library for Linux-PAM, a library that enables the
+ local system administrator to choose how applications authenticate users.
+ In other words, without rewriting or recompiling a PAM-aware application,
+ it is possible to switch between the authentication mechanism(s) it uses.
+ One may entirely upgrade the local authentication system without touching
+ the applications themselves.
Package: libpam-modules
Section: admin
@@ -40,7 +39,7 @@ Replaces: libpam0g-util, libpam-umask
Provides: libpam-motd, libpam-mkhomedir, libpam-umask
Description: Pluggable Authentication Modules for PAM
This package completes the set of modules for PAM. It includes the
- pam_unix_*.so module as well as some specialty modules.
+ pam_unix.so module as well as some specialty modules.
Package: libpam-modules-bin
Section: admin
@@ -74,10 +73,9 @@ Multi-Arch: same
Depends: ${misc:Depends}, libpam0g (= ${binary:Version}), libc6-dev|libc-dev
Provides: libpam-dev
Description: Development files for PAM
- Contains C header files and development shared libraries for libpam, the
- pluggable authentication modules, a suite of shared libraries that enable
- the local system administrator to choose how applications authenticate
- users.
+ Contains C header files and development libraries for libpam, the Pluggable
+ Authentication Modules, a library that enables the local system
+ administrator to choose how applications authenticate users.
.
PAM decouples applications from the authentication mechanism, making it
possible to upgrade the authentication system without recompiling or
@@ -101,7 +99,6 @@ Priority: optional
Architecture: all
Depends: ${misc:Depends}
Description: Documentation of PAM
- Contains documentation (in HTML, ASCII, and PostScript format) for
- libpam, the Pluggable Authentication Modules library, a suite of shared
- libraries that enable the local system administrator to choose how
- applications authenticate users.
+ Contains documentation (in HTML, ASCII, and PostScript format) for libpam,
+ the Pluggable Authentication Modules library, a library that enables the
+ local system administrator to choose how applications authenticate users.