Bug#67118: base system does not contain /var/log/btmp
Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Actually I vaguely remember some documentation stating that it's probably
> a bad idea to have a btmp file. It would certainly be a place where password
> would be logged plaintest if a users enters a password instead of a
> username by accident.
Yeah, I don't see why we need it.
> > > - it is probably better from a security point of view
Back up this claim with more facts.
> > > - logrotate tries to rotate it (see Bug#64043)
That's not really a concern of ours..
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>