[Samba] Samba/Cracklib Documentation?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Apr 14 18:34:23 GMT 2004

On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 12:29:30PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> 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.

Probably not, but I'll maintain it as a patch until it is.

There are no configuration options, aside from 'use cracklib'.

Andrew Bartlett

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