mkhomedir_helper - Helper binary that creates home directories
[umask [ path-to-skel ]]
is a helper program for the pam_mkhomedir
that creates home directories and populates them with contents of the
specified skel directory.
The default value of umask
is 0022 and the default value of
The helper is separated from the module to not require direct access from login
SELinux domains to the contents of user home directories. The SELinux domain
transition happens when the module is executing the mkhomedir_helper
The helper never touches home directories if they already exist.
Written by Tomas Mraz based on the code originally in pam_mkhomedir