extrange passwd behaviour
I've discovered that login, sudo, gdm only take care of the first 8
characters of the passwd. The following characters don't count. See the
following example (I've created a new user just to make the test)
$$ adduser test
Adding user test...
Adding new group test (1006).
Adding new user test (1006) with group test.
Enter new UNIX password: qwertyuiop <-- this, for example 10 letters
Retype new UNIX password: qwertyuiop
passwd: password updated successfully
Changing the user information for test
Enter the new value, or press ENTER for the default
Full Name :
Room Number :
Work Phone :
Home Phone :
Is the information correct? [y/n] y
$$ su test
Password: qwertyui <--- only 8 letters (qwertyuivnksshfdd, for example
would be also ok)
I don't see nothing about this in BTS, I'm puzzled.