[Samba] Samba/Cracklib Documentation?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Apr 14 17:29:30 GMT 2004

Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> I'm testing Samba 3.0.3pre2 and am particularly interested 
 > in the new --with-cracklib support.  I see the configuration
 > directive to enable cracklib functionality in the changelog,
 > but am curious if anyone has any additional
> documentation.  The man pages, etc... appear not to 
 > be updated yet.

I wouldn't get too attached.  It was later realized that
cracklib suffers from the problem of calling exit(1)
under certain failure conditions.  So the feature will be
removed before the final 3.0.3 release.  The plan is to
replace it with a scripted interface.  abartlet has taken
ownership of this.  So I do not know if he will be done
in time for 3.0.3.

cheers, jerry
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