Re: Password files
> Is the shadow password stuff part of the standard libraries (and uses
> the standard C functions like getpwnam)?
Yes. I think the way it works is that you only get the real
pw_passwd field if you are root - otherwise you get a "*" there if that
particular user has a shadowed password. "*" will not match any encrypted
password, it's too short, and it won't match a null password.
I think all I have to do is merge the code into
the ELF libc and it will work for all of the shared library applications. If
we have static-linked applications they will have to be relinked.
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