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Re: xscreensaver and locking

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 10:52:53 +0200

Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 14:35:45 -0400 (EDT)
"Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Thu, July 20, 2006 1:07 pm, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

No, I think this is a local PAM problem. Did you change anything in
I added a 'xscreensaver' file, which I copied from 'other'.  I did try a
few variations on that, but it should be enough.

I found this problem too - a chmod +s /usr/pkg/bin/xscreensaver made it work, but I had been hoping that pam would make this unnecessary.

no, pam needs the binary to run as root, otherwise it can't access master.passwd etc. a pretty stupid design :/


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