Profile include support
Nicolas.Williams at oracle.com
Mon Aug 23 14:54:46 EDT 2010
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 02:07:49PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> Greg, I'm sorry to be difficult, but I believe I may have discovered an
> additional requirement for this package.
> Debian and Redhat both support 64-bit and 32-bit binaries; I believe
> Solaris is in the same boat. To do this,you need to have the right
> plugin for the architecture in question. We're going to need some
> mechanism for handling that. I can see a couple of options:
For config files this is irrelevant. For plugins this is very relevant.
> 1) Allow some architecture specific directory such as libdirto be substituted into
> profile include statements.
> 2) Allow some architecture specific directory to be substituted into
> plugin paths.
> 3) Have plugin paths relative to libdir.
We used to use (1) in PAM in Solaris, but nowadays just use (3). (3) is
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