Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Releases/Micrampelis


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May 26, 2012, 2:17:01 PM (9 years ago)
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Dag-Erling Smørgrav
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  • Releases/Micrampelis

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     1= OpenPAM Micrampelis =
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     3OpenPAM Micrampelis was released on 2012-05-26.
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     5 - '''FEATURE''' Add an `openpam_readword(3)` function which reads the next word from an input stream, applying shell quoting and escaping rules.  Add numerous unit tests for `openpam_readword(3)`.
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     7 - '''FEATURE''' Add an `openpam_readlinev(3)` function which uses the `openpam_readword(3)` function to read words from an input stream one at a time until it reaches an unquoted, unescaped newline, and returns an array of those words.  Add several unit tests for `openpam_readlinev(3)`.
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     9 - '''FEATURE''' Add a `PAM_HOST` item which `pam_start(3)` initializes to the machine's hostname.  This was implemented in Lycopsida but inadvertantly left out of the release notes.
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     11 - '''FEATURE''' In `pam_get_authtok(3)`, if neither the application nor the module have specified a prompt and `PAM_HOST` and `PAM_RHOST` are both defined but not equal, use a different default prompt that includes `PAM_USER` and `PAM_HOST`.
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     13 - '''ENHANCE''' Rewrite the policy parser to used `openpam_readlinev()`, which greatly simplifies the code.
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     15 - '''ENHANCE''' The previous implementation of the policy parser relied on the `openpam_readline(3)` function, which (by design) munges whitespace and understands neither quotes nor backslash escapes.  As a result of the aforementioned rewrite, whitespace, quotes and backslash escapes in policy files are now handled in a consistent and predictable manner.
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     17 - '''ENHANCE''' On platforms that have it, use `fdlopen(3)` to load modules.  This closes the race between the ownership / permission check and the `dlopen(3)` call.
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     19 - '''ENHANCE''' Reduce the amount of pointless error messages generated while searching for a module.
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     21 - '''ENHANCE''' Numerous documentation improvements, both in content and formatting.
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     23 - '''BUGFIX''' A patch incorporated in Lycopsida inadvertantly changed OpenPAM's behavior when several policies exist for the same service, from ignoring all but the first to concatenating them all.  Revert to the original behavior.
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     25 - '''BUGFIX''' Plug a memory leak in the policy parser.
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     27[http://sourceforge.net/projects/openpam/files/openpam/Micrampelis/ Download from Sourceforge]