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Date:      Sat, 7 Dec 2013 07:39:56 -0800
From:      Waitman Gobble <gobble.wa@gmail.com>
To:        Daniel Corbe <corbe@corbe.net>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: PAM Application Programming and Password prompts
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On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 7:29 AM, Daniel Corbe <corbe@corbe.net> wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I hope this is the right place to ask programming related questions.
>
> I'm looking at the sample PAM application in the handbook and it appears
> straight-froward enough.
>
> But pam_authenticate() seems to emit its own password prompt and there
> seems to be no obvious way to simply feed it a plain text password.
>
> I'm manually collecting a password from the user.
>
> Can someone point me in the right direction?
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Take a look at the src for su in src/usr.bin/su/su.c
ie,
https://dx.burplex.com/src/usr.bin/su/su.c

Also, here is a simple example of Qt authenticating with pam.

https://github.com/creamy/qt-pam-example/blob/master/mainwindow.cpp


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Waitman Gobble
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510-830-7975



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