[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS

steve crosby steve.crosby at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 18:14:44 PDT 2005


On 8/5/05, Tushar Teredesai <sukucorp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/4/05, steve crosby <steve.crosby at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/5/05, Randy McMurchy <LFS-User at mcmurchy.com> wrote:
> > > Randy McMurchy wrote these words on 08/04/05 19:12 CST:
> > >
> > > > This is a stretch. To the best of my knowledge, all the CrackLib
> > > > library does is check that the password a user enters during the
> >
> > 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.
> >
> 
> The problem is that BLFS assumes that you have built *all* package in
> LFS. So if you skip a package, you are a pariah when you post to
> BLFS-support :-)
> 

Ah, but if you feel you have the skillset to decide if you can skip a
package in LFS, you should also have the skillset to fix (or at least
make intelligent comment about) issues related to skipping that
package in BLFS ;)

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Steve Crosby



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