New beta release of the shadow suite (fwd)
> From: Marek Michalkiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: New beta release of the shadow suite
> Approved: email@example.com (Lars Wirzenius)
> Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.announce
> Followup-to: comp.os.linux.development.system
> Organization: ?
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> [ Note: sunsite.unc.edu refuses connections right now - I couldn't
> upload this version there. I will try again later. Please get
> it from ftp.ists.pwr.wroc.pl instead. Thanks. --marekm ]
> This is a new beta release of the Shadow Password Suite for Linux.
> Many bugs have been reported (and fixed!), and the package is now
> under a BSD-style copyright. It was written by John F. Haugh II
> <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and the Linux port is now maintained by me.
> Again, this is beta software which may still have some bugs, please
> treat it as such. Please don't install it if you don't know what
> you're doing. Please test it as much as you can, and report any
> bugs - if you report them, they will be fixed! If all goes well,
> Shadow should be stable enough for general use within a few months.
> Once it is stable, Linux distributions can start using it - there
> are no copyright problems anymore.
> Thanks to Greg Gallagher <email@example.com> there is now
> a developers mailing list, firstname.lastname@example.org. Send the
> command "subscribe" to email@example.com (NOT to
> the mailing list itself!) to subscribe if you are interested.
> LSM entry follows:
> Title: Shadow Password Suite
> Version: 3.3.3-951218
> Entered-date: 18DEC95
> Keywords: login passwd security shadow
> Author: firstname.lastname@example.org (John F. Haugh II)
> Maintained-by: email@example.com (Marek Michalkiewicz)
> Primary-site: sunsite.unc.edu /pub/Linux/system/Admin
> 226373 bytes
> md5sum: 717532096052a89c59a12501cc71d29c
> Alternate-site: ftp.ists.pwr.wroc.pl /pub/linux/shadow
> Original-site: ftp.uu.net ?
> Copying-policy: BSD-like
> Marek Michalkiewicz
Just to let whoever's thinking of doing the shadow passwords for Debian 1.0
(IanM?) that there is this one just released....
Karl Ferguson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Tel: +61-9-316-3036
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