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authorThorsten Kukuk <>2012-08-16 15:46:56 +0200
committerThorsten Kukuk <>2012-08-16 15:46:56 +0200
commitc62981a43a7da5d7c10e432874e7c66b47a4f363 (patch)
treec0d4d476aca0ecca293fccccce798718d489b506 /modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml
parent5fccc33d3f2aa476293505fa7dace98495dccaee (diff)
Small documentation and define fixes
modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml: Document race of maxlogins [#10] modules/pam_namespace/pam_namespace.h: Define MS_SLAVE if necessary modules/pam_pwhistory/pam_pwhistory.c: Document how the module works modules/pam_unix/pam_unix.8.xml: Document remember option obsoleted by pam_pwhistory [#6]
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diff --git a/modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml b/modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml
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+++ b/modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml
@@ -290,6 +290,9 @@
Also, please note that all limit settings are set
<emphasis>per login</emphasis>. They are not global, nor are they
permanent; existing only for the duration of the session.
+ One exception is the <emphasis>maxlogin</emphasis> option, this one
+ is system wide. But there is a race, concurrent logins at the same
+ time will not always be detect as such but only counted as one.
In the <emphasis>limits</emphasis> configuration file, the