Subject: Re: max_loginlen, max_grouplen to 16?
To: None <>
From: S.P.Zeidler <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/21/2005 18:35:18 ("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.

-- (S.P.Zeidler)