[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#577531: passwd: Claims that new password is not different

Torquil Macdonald Sørensen torquil at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 14:23:06 UTC 2010

Package: passwd
Version: 1:
Severity: normal

When using "passwd" to append one character to an eight character
password, it claims that the new password is not different, and
then prompts me to choose a different new password.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-3-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages passwd depends on:
ii  debianutils                   3.2.2      Miscellaneous utilities specific t
ii  libc6                         2.10.2-6   Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libpam-modules                1.1.1-2    Pluggable Authentication Modules f
ii  libpam0g                      1.1.1-2    Pluggable Authentication Modules l
ii  libselinux1                   2.0.94-1   SELinux runtime shared libraries

passwd recommends no packages.

passwd suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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