Subject: Re: Password lenght
To: Roland Dowdeswell <email@example.com>
From: Lars <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/28/2002 08:29:44
Yes i know about the -current way of doing it, though a 1.5.x way would be
nice to know of, so if anyone knows howto, please tell me.
On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Roland Dowdeswell wrote:
> On 1017220549 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
> Lars wrote:
> >lo mate's
> >I know ive asked this before, but are there no ways of getting 1.5.2 using
> >longer passwords tehn 8 chars? without going to current as ive heard can
> >do this.
> Hmmm, I don't have a 1.5.x system handy, but on my -current alpha
> there is passwd.conf(5) which allows the setting of the cipher type
> and I would imagine that md5, say, would allow arbitrary length
> passwords. Ah, the man page states that it is slated to appear in
> NetBSD 1.6, but someone may have ported it back to the 1.5 branch.
> [so at the very least, the next release will have the functionality.]
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