If you remember, a while back I started a Arch display manager project. I've been making progress smoothly, but I've run into a problem. Login. After I get all login information, how can I check this information and log the user in? Any C functions/libraries that you know of? Maybe a bash script? Thanks a lot!!
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Did you get rasat's message for a forum dedicated to ADM?
I've been looking through the agetty and login code in the util-linux package. I can't make a lot of sense out of it, but I'm not very fluent in C.
I suppose you could also take a look at the kdm/gdm code... not to emulate, but to improve on. :-D
Its easy to deal with passwords in python... unless you use shadow utils. :-D
Have a look at the PAM stuff. That's what we use now and there have to be a lot of relavent docs.
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