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

Re: RFC: changes to default password strength checks in pam_unix

On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 07:01:38AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> It seems you disagree, but don't really give a rationale for it except
> "some other programs we have in Debian default to 6 chars". Am I right?
> (BTW, this "makepasswd" doesn't seem to be isntalled by default)

And can also be easily patched (I bet).

Also, as a makepasswd user, I often have to invoke it as
"makepasswd --minchars 8" since several passwords I have to generate
require a minimum of 8 characters anyway.


Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
zack@{cs.unibo.it,debian.org,bononia.it} -%- http://www.bononia.it/zack/
(15:56:48)  Zack: e la demo dema ?    /\    All one has to do is hit the
(15:57:15)  Bac: no, la demo scema    \/    right keys at the right time

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: