path: root/modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.8.xml
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authorTomas Mraz <>2007-03-29 20:33:07 +0000
committerTomas Mraz <>2007-03-29 20:33:07 +0000
commitf6b973b922818f189bdb70924de0c6691cf9ffe4 (patch)
treea2827d4f746f0c91a4ab740013b66ddc660bfb45 /modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.8.xml
parente2546c9b5832a738be84e5882c1804ff3b05c569 (diff)
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Purpose of commit: new feature Commit summary: --------------- * modules/pam_limits/ Define limits.d dir and install it. * modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.8.xml: Describe limits.d parsing. * modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.c (pam_limit_s): Make conf_file ptr. (pam_parse): conf_file is now ptr. (pam_sm_open_session): Add parsing files from limits.d subdir using glob, change pl to pointer.
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diff --git a/modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.8.xml b/modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.8.xml
index 78060a20..9f13bb68 100644
--- a/modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.8.xml
+++ b/modules/pam_limits/pam_limits.8.xml
@@ -47,7 +47,15 @@
By default limits are taken from the <filename>/etc/security/limits.conf</filename>
- config file.
+ config file. Then individual files from the <filename>/etc/security/limits.d/</filename>
+ directory are read. The files are parsed one after another in the order of "C" locale.
+ The effect of the individual files is the same as if all the files were
+ concatenated together in the order of parsing.
+ If a config file is explicitely specified with a module option then the
+ files in the above directory are not parsed.
+ </para>
+ <para>
+ The module must not be called by a multithreaded application.