Re: AIX 5.1, OpenSSH 3.8.1p1 and PAM

From: Darren Tucker (
Date: 06/05/04

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    To: "Lam, Eric" <>
    Date: 05 Jun 2004 11:53:24 +1000

    On Fri, 2004-06-04 at 11:07, Lam, Eric wrote:
    > I am compiling OpenSSH 3.8.1p1 on AIX 5.1. I wanted to use the PAM support so I ran the configure with the following:
    > checking for pam_set_item in -lpam... no
    > configure: error: *** libpam missing

    AIX 5.1 doesn't have PAM unless you installed it. It's an unsupported
    optional package (although I think libpam is in some of the maintenance
    level packages).

    Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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