Subject: Re: passwd bug ?
To: CHAN Yiu Wah <>
From: Peter Kelm <kelm@physik.TU-Berlin.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/1996 21:17:57
AFAIK it is common that passwd looks at the first eight characters only. I
just cannot recall a different behaviour on _any_ UN*X (incl. Solaris) I
worked with until now.


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