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Re: Bug#923221: ITP: libpam-fingerprint -- Pluggable Authentication Module for fingerprint authentication

This won't be an easy task (rather impossible) since libfprint is
written in C and libpam-fingerprint is written in Python.


Am 26.02.19 um 02:35 schrieb Paul Wise:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 7:14 PM Philipp Meisberger wrote:
>> Poorly libpam-fprintd is not suitable as libfprint0 seems to support
>> ZhianTec fingerprint sensors. libpam-fingerprint is especially for those
>> sensors. I see it would be more precise to use "Pluggable Authentication
>> Module for ZhianTec fingerprint sensors" as description and name the
>> package "libpam-fingerprint-zfm".
> Is it feasible to merge the two projects upstream? It seems like
> having two different fingerprint sensor stacks and have the user
> manually decide which one they want and then install it is a bit of a
> suboptimal experience. It would be nicer if there were one stack that
> supported all the fingerprint sensors available on the market.

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