Subject: Re: Long Password support for netbsd
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/12/2001 13:03:28
In message <>, Kevin Sindhu writes:
>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

See passwd.conf(5).

		--Steve Bellovin,