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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: