[Samba] Samba/Cracklib Documentation?
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'.
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