[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS

Randy McMurchy LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Thu Aug 4 21:42:46 PDT 2005

Chris Staub wrote these words on 08/04/05 19:30 CST:

> I agree. All that's needed is to add a link to that section of BLFS in 
> the Shadow instructions. Besides, I thought tight security was what HLFS 
> existed for - the base LFS is mostly just to teach people how to create 
> a system that works.

This is incorrect, and one of the main reasons why I'd like to get
the package into LFS. The BLFS instructions *will not* work, without
some tweaking, with just Shadow.

HLFS is much more than just tight security. Adding CrackLib to LFS is
just a simple way to enforce a good security policy on the default LFS


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