[arch-dev-public] Deprecation of pam_unix2

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Mon Apr 16 11:24:57 UTC 2018

On 2018-04-16 13:02, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
> Hi team,
> During libnsl rebuild heftig pointed out that we are shipping pam_unix2 
> that has been dead upstream for a long time (to the point that it's 
> being built from our own mirror now). I'm also unwilling to spend time 
> to fix its configure.ac to make it build with libnsl and libtirpc 
> correctly.
> Unless someone's life depends on it, I'd like to drop it from repositories.
> Bartłomiej

(Note it's not packaged separately and ships as part of core/pam.)

While on it, I'm dropping pam_unix_{acct,auth_passwd,session}.so 
symlinks from pam package that are also relics of the distant past.


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