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authorSteve Langasek <>2019-01-22 14:54:11 -0800
committerSteve Langasek <>2019-01-22 14:54:11 -0800
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@@ -2,12 +2,12 @@
.\" Title: pam
.\" Author: [FIXME: author] [see]
.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.78.1 <>
-.\" Date: 09/19/2013
+.\" Date: 04/01/2016
.\" Manual: Linux-PAM Manual
.\" Source: Linux-PAM Manual
.\" Language: English
-.TH "PAM" "8" "09/19/2013" "Linux-PAM Manual" "Linux-PAM Manual"
+.TH "PAM" "8" "04/01/2016" "Linux-PAM Manual" "Linux-PAM Manual"
.\" -----------------------------------------------------------------
.\" * Define some portability stuff
.\" -----------------------------------------------------------------
@@ -51,6 +51,14 @@ directory\&. The presence of this directory will cause
+Vendor\-supplied PAM configuration files might be installed in the system directory
+instead of the machine configuration directory
+/etc/pam\&.d/\&. If no machine configuration file is found, the vendor\-supplied file is used\&. All files in
+override files with the same name in
From the point of view of the system administrator, for whom this manual is provided, it is not of primary importance to understand the internal behavior of the
library\&. The important point to recognize is that the configuration file(s)
@@ -103,6 +111,15 @@ configuration directory\&. Generally, if this directory is present, the
file is ignored\&.
+.RS 4
+vendor configuration directory\&. Files in
+override files with the same name in this directory\&.
Typically errors generated by the