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security/unix-selfauth-helper: Add new port

Authored by zirias on May 30 2022, 8:42 AM.



This little helper enables self-authentication against the local passwd
database using pam_exec.

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This depends on the fix in

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Moin moin

Tested against the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.25 desktop that will also required this feature.

I would suggest that you include a sample pam-File that other ports can use as a template (well, it is in the man already, but...)

mfg Tobias

Add example pam service policy configuration

Ok, added an example for those who don't read the manpage ;) But it's probably
a good place to add some instructions for port maintainers.

While here, also patch the manpage to always have the correct LOCALBASE.

Remove example file, improve manpage instead.

This latest change made the port unnecessarily complex. Instead rerolled v1.0
tag to include all the hints and infos directly in the manpage.

This revision was not accepted when it landed; it landed in state Needs Review.Jun 28 2022, 6:50 PM
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