[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: How I installed Sarge using netinst CD

On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 01:15:48PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> This problem was solved in a recent upload of the shadow package:
>   shadow (1:4.0.3-9) unstable; urgency=low
>   [...]
>      * And last, but not least, what's undoubtedly going to be the
>        most popular change: md5 passwords are turned on by default,
>        and there is no prompt to change them.  Yes, this is reduced
>        functionality.  No, it can't go back in the way it was; the old
>        code not only modified conffiles, it modified *other*packages*
>        conffiles and was a massive policy violation.  I expect this
>        change will motivate the people who have said that they will
>        come up with a proper solution to do so.  closes: #186016,
>        #110228, #171808

It's something I've been wanting for ages. Thanks for letting me know. 

Reply to: