[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS

steve crosby steve.crosby at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 18:12:45 PDT 2005


On 8/5/05, Randy McMurchy <LFS-User at mcmurchy.com> wrote:
> steve crosby wrote these words on 08/04/05 19:56 CST:
> 
> > Regardless, if the end user doesn't like/want the policy, all that's
> > required is to skip this package installation, much the same as people
> > can currently skip things like gettext, module-init tools, etc.
> 
> I'm not sure about that. My testing (which I'm currently doing as I type
> this) shows that we will have to pass --with-libcrack in the Shadow
> instructions. This means that for folks who don't want to install the
> CrackLib package, they will have to modify the default LFS instructions.
> 

Even using --with-libcrack, if no cracklib is found, configure and
make merrily proceed without error and build the binaries - I'm not
able to test the resulting binaries are workable for a few hours
however ;)

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Steve Crosby



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