Binary package “libpam0g-dev” in ubuntu intrepid

Development files for PAM

 Contains C header files and development shared libraries libraries for
 libpam, the pluggable authentication modules, a suite of shared libraries
 that enable the local system administrator to choose how applications
 authenticate users.
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 PAM decouples applications from the authentication mechanism, making it
 possible to upgrade the authentication system without recompiling or
 rewriting the applications.