[Buildroot] Patchwork oldest patches cleanup #2 (deadline November 17)

Thomas De Schampheleire patrickdepinguin at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 09:47:05 UTC 2013


Hi Ryan,

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Ryan Barnett
<rjbarnet at rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> Thomas, All,
>
> Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin at gmail.com> wrote on 11/10/2013
> 10:18:55 AM:
>
> [...]
>
>> > [1/4] If linux-pam is built, enable dbm functionality in Berkeley DB
>> > Dimitry Golubovsky <golubovsky at gmail.com>
>> > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/182497
>> >
>> > [2/4] Make Berkeley DB a dependency of linux-pam and make sure it is
> selected
>> > Dimitry Golubovsky <golubovsky at gmail.com>
>> > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/182498
>> >
>> > [3/4] Provide PAM default configuration files when building linux-pam
> package
>> > Dimitry Golubovsky <golubovsky at gmail.com>
>> > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/182499
>> >
>> > [4/4] PAM support in Busybox if linux-pam is built
>> > Dimitry Golubovsky <golubovsky at gmail.com>
>> > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/182500
>> >
>> > Fixing linux-pam build failures
>> > Stefan Fröberg <stefan.froberg at petroprogram.com>
>> > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/182537
>> >
>>
>> All the above patches are related to PAM. If anyone is interested in
>> better linux-pam support in buildroot, I'd suggest to have a look at
>> the above patches. I don't personally need it, and I also don't know
>> how common PAM usage is in embedded systems.
>
> linux-pam will be used more once SELinux (at least that is where we use
> it) related packages are merged in. However, I don't know how applicable
> these patches since I know the version has been bumped since these patches
> were submitted. I don't have time to investigate whether these patches
> still apply, so if you haven't heard anything back on them, I would say we
> just mark them deprecated.
>

Thanks for your feedback. Unless someone steps up by Sunday, I will
indeed mark them as Rejected in patchwork.

Best regards,
Thomas



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