shadow: Enabling MD5 passwords by default

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri May 31 04:32:19 PDT 2002

On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 09:42:46AM +0100, James Iwanek wrote:
> according to the purpose of that bug - md5 passwords should be atleast
> MENTIONED in the book

Fair enough. I updated the sentence to read:

<para>Before you install this package, you may want to have a look at 
the <ulink url="&hints-root;shadowpasswd_plus.txt"/> lfs hint. It 
discusses how you can make your system more secure regarding
passwords, such as how to enable the more secure MD5 passwords, and how to
get the most out of this Shadow package.</para>

Gerard Beekmans

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