a suggestion for improving pkinit preauth plugin token choosing

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at oracle.com
Wed May 12 16:31:12 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 11:56:35AM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-05-12 at 08:56 -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> > For example, what should that prompt read? "Press enter," may be right
> > for a CLI instance, but will be wrongish for gdm.
> In a previous discussion, I suggested adding a prompt type for
> "continue".  The text would then be something to the effect of "Please
> insert your token.", and it would be up to the prompter implementation
> to convey how to continue.  For instance, the POSIX prompter might
> display
>   Please insert your token.
>   Press enter to continue:
> and the GDM prompter might display a dialog saying "Please insert your
> token." with continue and cancel buttons.

+1 (though there's no point in having cancel buttons here)


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