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Re: MD5/bigcrypt passwords with potato

> now I do have one question about this too, in /etc/login.defs there 
> is a line for defining the maximum number of significant characters 
> in a password, it is set to 8 which you would need to change, my 
> question is 1) is this option relevant on potato with PAM? and 2) 
> what is the maximum number of characters a md5 password may contain?

1) I dunno, might be
2) Probably maxbuf.  you can use md5 to verify big files, so a password is
relatively small.

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