[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Aug 4 22:33:35 PDT 2005


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Archaic wrote these words on 08/05/05 00:18 CST:
>>I have already stated it. There is no *technical* reason for including
>>it in a base development system.
> 
> 
> That is not a reason to not include it.

/me blinks.  about:kitchensink!


> 
> I'm sorry. What keeps users from setting their passwords to "password"?

Absolutely nothing, and that's how it should be. I don't think LFS needs 
to enforce good security practices. Plugging open holes is one thing, 
forcing a user to use strong passwords is quite another.

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JH



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