xscreensaver and locking

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at fs.ei.tum.de
Mon Aug 7 01:56:01 PDT 2006

Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 14:35:45 -0400 (EDT)
"Justin C. Sherrill" <justin at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Thu, July 20, 2006 1:07 pm, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

No, I think this is a local PAM problem. Did you change anything in
I added a 'xscreensaver' file, which I copied from 'other'.  I did try a
few variations on that, but it should be enough.
	I found this problem too - a chmod +s /usr/pkg/bin/xscreensaver
made it work, but I had been hoping that pam would make this unnecessary.
no, pam needs the binary to run as root, otherwise it can't access master.passwd etc.  a pretty stupid design :/

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