Subject: Re: max_loginlen, max_grouplen to 16?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: S.P.Zeidler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/21/2005 18:35:18
email@example.com ("Perry E. Metzger") writes:
>Why are max_loginlen and max_grouplen in /etc/security/defaults set to
>8? Shouldn't they be 16 these days?
Not if you worry about compatibility with 'classic' systems or even
programs. Besides that, I don't see much of a point in a length check.