Subject: Re: ***?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/13/2002 00:45:03
On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 07:17:10PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> So, system accounts that have no password use '*'. Some pkgsrc accounts use
> '*' is correct and unambiguous. What's this with the 13 *'s? I've also seen
> other admins copying this in new accounts. Argh!
This is a new thing, or at least, it never used to happen on any of
my systems. I don't know the exact date this changed, but I know my
1.4.x systems didn't do it, and I don't believe my first few 1.5.x
systems did either.
It's annoying, and I don't see the point of it.