/etc/security/namespace.init always fails with default /bin/sh

Bug #1497625 reported by Wichert Akkerman on 2015-09-19
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pam (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
pam (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 15.04 uses dash as its default /bin/sh. dash does not support the -p option wihch is used by /etc/security/namespace.init. As a result any attempt to use pam_namespace fails:

# su iws
/bin/sh: 0: Illegal option -p

Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2015-09-19
Changed in pam (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in pam (Debian):
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in pam (Debian):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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