r5781 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome postlfs/security

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Mar 31 08:21:54 PST 2006


Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 03/31/06 10:15 CST:

> I'd have to test again, but this was the problem I was seeing some
> time ago.  It wasn't there when I build shadow-4.0.15/PAM/no-cracklib
> the other day.
> 
> There's a workaround for this.  Take a look at
> 
> http://www.paldo.org/paldo/sources/shadow/shadow-4.0.15-getdef-1.patch.bz2
> 
> If PAM is being used, a bunch of the variables aren't defined.  I'm
> not proposing this be added to the book, just that this might work.

Pardon my lack of knowledge here, but what exactly is it that "this
might work" for?

Is there something that currently doesn't work?

-- 
Randy

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