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Re: libshadow

On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 09:02:23PM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 02:02:15PM -0500, utsl@quic.net wrote:
> > After hacking on shadow off and on for a few months, I decided to give up, and
> > just use the native passwd tools. I believe the Hurd has it's own tools for
> > this, so there's precedent.
> On the other hand, the modifications are pretty minimal (two functions
> need to be modified in commonio.c and the password format string needs
> changing) and it probably wouldn't be that hard to extend it to cover the
> BSD additions. I'd rather keep the codebase as close to Debian as possible
> except where there really is a lot of extra work or stuff is tied to the
> kernel (ifconfig, mount and so on), so I'm inclined to modify the debian
> one rather than packaging the BSD ones.

I'll have to try it out, and see how it works. Do you have adduser working yet?

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