[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS

Randy McMurchy LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Thu Aug 4 23:59:55 PDT 2005

Justin R. Knierim wrote these words on 08/05/05 01:53 CST:

> I am not sure if even a hint is needed, since it would be the worlds 
> shortest hint!  ;)  It would say "install cracklib from BLFS, install 
> shadow from LFS".

Actually, not. The BLFS shadow instructions disable CrackLib because
it is expected that Linux-PAM is installed.

The BLFS instructions for re-installing Shadow will not incorporate
CrackLib into Shadow unless Linux-PAM is installed as well.


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