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New beta release of the shadow suite (fwd)

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> From: Marek Michalkiewicz <marekm@i17linuxb.ists.pwr.wroc.pl>
> Subject: New beta release of the shadow suite
> Approved: linux-announce@news.ornl.gov (Lars Wirzenius)
> Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.announce
> Followup-to: comp.os.linux.development.system
> Organization: ?
> [ 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
> <jfh@rpp386.cactus.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 <ggallag@orion.it.luc.edu> there is now
> a developers mailing list, shadow-list@neptune.cin.net.  Send the
> command "subscribe" to shadow-list-request@neptune.cin.net (NOT to
> the mailing list itself!) to subscribe if you are interested.
> LSM entry follows:
> Begin3
> Title:		Shadow Password Suite
> Version:	3.3.3-951218
> Entered-date:	18DEC95
> Description:	
> Keywords:	login passwd security shadow
> Author: 	jfh@rpp386.cactus.org (John F. Haugh II)
> Maintained-by:	marekm@i17linuxb.ists.pwr.wroc.pl (Marek Michalkiewicz)
> Primary-site:	sunsite.unc.edu /pub/Linux/system/Admin
> 		shadow-951218.tar.gz
> 		226373 bytes
> 		md5sum: 717532096052a89c59a12501cc71d29c
> Alternate-site: ftp.ists.pwr.wroc.pl /pub/linux/shadow
> Original-site:	ftp.uu.net ?
> Platforms:	
> Copying-policy:	BSD-like
> End
> Marek Michalkiewicz
> marekm@i17linuxb.ists.pwr.wroc.pl

Hi Everyone...

Just to let whoever's thinking of doing the shadow passwords for Debian 1.0
(IanM?) that there is this one just released....


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