password quality script aka --with-cracklib replacement

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Apr 24 13:16:27 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-02-12 at 15:30, Pierre Belanger wrote:
> Hi,
> Here's what I've come up for the "password quality script",
> cracklib "replacement" after exchanging a few email and reading
> what came up on the mailing list. Your comments are again very
> welcome -- I've come up with this but if it's all wrong fell
> free to "blast me" ;-) I had good fun doing it and if something
> needs to be change, I'll be happy to change it! The code, the
> documentation and an example script are ready. I even stepped
> out of the code a few days came back and made a few more
> changes.

Did we ever reach a conclusion on this?

We have a feature freeze coming rather soon, so if we want to get this
in, we will need to be fast.

I'm sorry I got a bit busy - but I have a little time now if you can get
me the patch again.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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