[blfs-dev] Problem in shadow

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 07:41:10 PST 2012


Jean-Philippe MENGUAL wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> In Command Explanation for shadow, one of the command should be:
>     <para><command>sed -i -e 's@#ENCRYPT_METHOD DES at ENCRYPT_METHOD
> SHA512@' 's@/var/spool/mail@/var/mail@'
> 
> and in the book, SHA512 is replaced by MD5. In the command itself, it's
> SHA512, not MD5 as mentioned in command explanation. Maybe should be
> fixed.

I don't quite understand.  I do see that the explanation is wrong, but 
is there something else?

   -- Bruce



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