Re: Yikes, sorry. (Was Re: make-kpkg)
On Mon, Mar 02, 1998 at 04:14:37PM +0000, Lorens Kockum wrote:
> Only one thing I don't really like: sure, we do get shadow
> passwords if we ask for them (and oh joy, xlock knows that!)
> but why do we get asked at all? Are there any reasons at all
> for keeping crypted passwords in /etc/passwd ?
NIS is notorious for not working with shadowed passwords
(NIS lets you share users between machines quite easily and
If I remember this is documented atleast in the hamm version, but
then again, my memory..
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