[Pkg-shadow-devel] S/Key question (was: Info: prepare for release 4.0.16))

Tomasz Kłoczko kloczek at rudy.mif.pg.gda.pl
Tue May 30 19:44:21 UTC 2006

> - by default do not use libshadow_getpass() as getpass() replacemement.
>  Use libshadow_getpass() only when S/KEY support is enabled.
>  Current glibc getpass() handles correctly longer than 8 characters
>  passwords and libshadow_getpass() is used only because libc getpass()
>  do not handles password prompting with echo enabled,

I have qustion to S/Key users related to this change.

Is realy neccessary getpass() with echo enabled when S/Key support is used 
? If not and if can be used system avalaible getpass() this will allow 
remove libshadow_getpass() from shadow source tree.

Comments ?

*Ludzie nie mają problemów, tylko sobie sami je stwarzają*
Tomasz Kłoczko, sys adm @zie.pg.gda.pl|*e-mail: kloczek at rudy.mif.pg.gda.pl*

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