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Re: pam_unix and remember

On Mon, 27 May 2002, Jor-el wrote:

> Hi,
> 	Has anyone gotten the remember= ... argument to pam_unix module to
> work? This is supposed to check if the new passwd is one of the old
> remembered passwords. Everytime I change the password, if this argument is
> set, it tells me that the new password has already been used even if I
> _know_ that the password has not been used before. From looking at the
> source code, it appears that the old passwords list is stored in
> /etc/security/opasswd , however, my system lacks such a file. Before I go
> out and create such a file, I would like to find out if I am missing some


	Nevermind. This appears to be the problem reported in bug number
95324 . It looks like the maintainer is slacking on the job since not only
is the fix mentioned in the bugreport, but implementing the fix is
trivial, and yet the problem has been open for over a year now.


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