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Re: Shadow passwords and GNU su

Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk> writes:

> [plans on shadow]

Don't worry - we had this discussion months ago, but I never got
aroung to doing it.  I maintain adduser, login, and passwd packages.
I already have an adduser on my system that supports shadow (among
other fixes), but I need to test it more as I mostly rewrote

The plan was pretty much what you said - hold off on uploading a
shellutils without an su.  After a passwd package exists with the more
secure su in it (which will Replace: shellutils), then you can upload
a shellutils without su which depends on that version or higher of


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