[vbox-dev] How to build Virtual Box version 4.0 *without* PAM?

Manuel Reimer Manuel.Spam at nurfuerspam.de
Sat Dec 25 06:45:54 PST 2010


there are linux distributions, which don't use PAM for authentication. For 
example this is the case for Slackware.

How can I just *disable* to build whatever feature, which requires this "PAM"? 
First compile error occurs here:

Can I just disable this and force VirtualBox to use this one:

Will this work and will this disable the dependency to PAM? Is it worth to file 
a bug for this? IMHO it would be nice to have a "--disable-pam" for configure...

Thank you very much in advance


Manuel Reimer

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