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FS#38436 - [xorg-xdm] Improve PAM file

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Balló György (City-busz) - Thursday, 09 January 2014, 15:49 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Monday, 09 November 2015, 13:12 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The current PAM file doesn't reuse the common system-login configuration from pambase, therefore lacks some features (e.g. log in with a passwordless user[1]). I attached a PAM file that already used in LightDM, LXDM and SLiM, and includes optional support also for GNOME Keyring. I tested it with XDM, and it works well.

Please replace the PAM file with the attached one.

[1] Passwordless login is officially supported by XDM, and can be enabled by adding the line 'login*allowNullPasswd: true' into the file /etc/X11/xdm/Xresources (but PAM file needs to be fixed to work).
   xdm.pam (0.3 KiB)
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Monday, 09 November 2015, 13:12 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Additional comments about closing:  1.1.11-6
Comment by Balló György (City-busz) - Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 15:29 GMT
Could you please implement it?
Comment by Balló György (City-busz) - Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 12:54 GMT
Any decision?