Subject: Long Password support for netbsd
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Kevin Sindhu <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/12/2001 09:37:04

As of now, on my -current snapshot, the password length is 8 chars.
Anything more is ignored, and only the first 8 chars are taken. Many
other OS's for example, Gnu/Linux, OpenBSD etc. support 128 chars
and/or Md5 passwords

Is there a reason for this? Or better yet, a proposal when this can be