[blfs-dev] cracklib with pam

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 08:39:39 PDT 2018


On 08/26/2018 09:37 AM, spiky0011 wrote:
> When building Linux Pam Without Cracklib, there are 2 options for 
> /etc/pam.d/system-password.
> 
> If you have to install cracklib later in book after initial build i,e 
> libpwquality you need cracklib which tells you to rebuild shadow, but 
> the /etc/pam.d/system-password is unchanged.
> 
> Would there be an option to put the cracklib /etc/pam.d/system-password 
> file somewhere else or some sort of note about it.

It's a text file.  You can always overwrite the old with a new version.

Are you suggesting some text changes in the book?  If so, what explict 
changes?

   -- Bruce




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