login.defs in 10.44 Shadow-4.0.13

Duncan Webb duncan-lfs at linuxowl.com
Tue Oct 25 08:31:38 PDT 2005


Duncan Webb wrote:

> etc/login.defs.linux seems to have been renamed to etc/login.defs, 
> therefore the build for Shadow-4.0.13 fails on the sed command that 
> generates /etc/login.defs in chapter 10.44. Shadow-4.0.13. This is a 
> change between 12 and 13
>
> should be:
> sed -e's@#MD5_CRYPT_ENAB.no at MD5_CRYPT_ENAB yes@' \
>    -e 's@/var/spool/mail@/var/mail@' \
>    etc/login.defs > /etc/login.defs
>
> Regards,
> Duncan
>
Small patch to write a message when shadow fails because login.defs is 
missing, it still writes the syslog message. But the user gets some 
feedback why it failed.

Duncan

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