Re: info saslauthd

From: Dirk Tamme (tamme at unicon-gmbh dot com)
Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 09:31:33 EST

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    Rob Siemborski wrote:

    >On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Dirk Tamme wrote:
    >
    >
    >
    >>Cyrus SASL2 works now on my PC. Nevertheless, one question:
    >>I found out that
    >>info saslauthd
    >>shows me the old authentication mechanisms: pam (which is wrong) is
    >>listed, and shadow (which is possible) is not listed. Does I have to
    >>delete some info-page of an older SASL version, or did the developers
    >>forgot to renew the info?
    >>
    >>
    >
    >As far as I know, we've only ever provided a man page with saslauthd, not
    >an info page.
    >
    >
    >
    The output of
    man saslauthd
    looks (on my PC) not so good, it has many ESC like

    SASLAUTHD(8) BSD System Manager's Manual
    SASLAUTHD(8)

    ESC[1mNAMEESC[0m
         ESC[1msaslauthd ESC[22m- sasl authentication server

    ESC[1mSYNOPSISESC[0m
         ESC[1msaslauthd -a ESC[4mESC[22mauthmechESC[24m
    [ESC[1m-TvdchlESC[22m] [ESC[1m-O ESC[4mESC[22moptionESC[24m] [ESC[1m-m
    ESC[4mESC[22mmux_pathESC[24m] [ESC[1m-n ESC[4mESC[22mthreadsESC[24m]
                   [ESC[1m-s ESC[4mESC[22msizeESC[24m] [ESC[1m-t
    ESC[4mESC[22mtimeoutESC[24m]

    Is it possible to reformat the manpage?

    >pam and shadow are both valid authentication modules for the current
    >saslauthd.
    >
    >
    >
    When I want to use
    saslauthd -a pam
    I get
    saslauthd[5940] :set_auth_mech : unknown authentication mechanism: pam
    Does I have to install something before using pam?
    Yours
                 Dirk Tamme

    >-Rob
    >
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