access with authentication [SOLVED]

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jun 7 06:05:12 UTC 2005

Bill Tangren <bjt at> writes:

> On a slightly different topic, in my testing I find that when a user
> fails to gain access using ckpasswd, news.notice has the generic error:

> bad_hook program caught signal 15

> It would be nice if the error were somewhat more descriptive, so that my
> log summaries will tell me about failed login attempts, due either to
> users who are having problems, or breakin attempts.

This is fixed in CURRENT.  Fixing it in STABLE without a significant
backport was beyond my ability; there was a lot of really odd bits to how
the external authentication programs were handled.

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