Shadow/CrackLib - A compromise?

Zachary Kotlarek profplump at engineer.com
Sun Aug 7 19:01:00 PDT 2005


On Aug 7, 2005, at 8:50 PM, Randy McMurchy wrote:

> In the Shadow instructions, a little note at the beginning of the
> package instructions saying that if you would like the system
> configured to support strong passwords, install CrackLib and add
> --with-libcrack to the configure script.
>
> What say the group?

I'm all for that plan.

I have no problem with providing a link to cracklib instruction, so  
long as the book doesn't assume that it is installed.

     Zach
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