[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS

Joshua Murphy poisonbl at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 14:37:13 PDT 2005


i'm usually just a lurker here, but as someone who remembers the first
time using the book, i would have to vote against it being added
directly, though i do strongly agree with the hint idea.  to me, it
seems that it belongs more in BLFS where it already exists, but either
with a without pam note or a hint link ... if a user doesn't want to
set a strong password, it's not you guys' jobs to make them ... if the
system is going to be used with multiple untrustworthy users, then
it's up to the admin to decide to install cracklib, if you can trust
the users to set a real password, cracklib isn't really necessary, is
it? ...



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