shadow: Enabling MD5 passwords by default
chthon at chthon-uk.com
Fri May 31 01:42:46 PDT 2002
"Gintautas" <gmlists at centras.lt> wrote in message
news:554328093.20020530174700 at centras.lt...
> > i think it would be a good idea to put the code to enable md5
> > passwords in the book much like we do with bzip decompression for
> > tar - that's not exactlly forcing it on users + most people are too
> Though this rarely happens :-) I'll back up Gerard here. IMHO, bzip2,
> as well as vim (reminds me a of a flame ;) and some others, are
> exceptions which prove the rule. I can judge from my experience that
> the book usually covers the installation and, if _necessary_,
> _minimal_ configuration, and subtleties are left for the hints, which
> are there exactly for that purpose.
read bug #18 - mention hints that can be applied to packages
according to the purpose of that bug - md5 passwords should be atleast
MENTIONED in the book
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