[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Aug 4 16:18:26 PDT 2005


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Something I've thought about for a long time, and now that CrackLib
> is a maintained and stable package, I would like to propose that the
> community consider adding this package to Chapter 6 in the LFS build.
> 
> Here are some things to consider.
> 
> 1) A system is not secure if strong passwords are not enforced.

Is it a common enough (ie, several mainstream distros include it by 
default) package to mandate that every LFS user build and install it? 
Are there any disadvantages to including it in the LFS book?

--
JH



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