[kde-solaris] KCheckpass on Solaris 8

Paresh Pitalia kde-solaris@mail.kde.org
Mon Nov 11 17:38:04 2002


Thanks Torsten

chmod 4755 worked !!


--- Torsten Kasch <tk@Genetik.Uni-Bielefeld.DE> wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> 
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 09:56:53AM -0500, Ian Reinhart Geiser wrote:
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> > Greetings
> > 	What options do people out there to get checkpass to work on
> solaris 8?  
> > Currently I cannot get the screen to unlock after Ilock it because
> kcheckpass 
> > fails?  Is this something that needs to be fixed?
> 
> That depends on what naming service(s) you're using in
> /etc/nsswitch.conf for
> "passwd". If "files" is one of them, kcheckpass needs to be installed
> setuid root in order to be able to access /etc/shadow. For NIS this
> isn't
> necessary, but would not hurt...
> 
> Please note, that in the first case, mode 4711 isn't sufficient,
> since
> somewhere the readabilty of the binary is checked (don't know why),
> so
> you would need 4755...
> 
> cheers,
> 	Torsten
> 
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