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Re: pwdb breakage



Kirk Bauer writes:
>Well, to make a point in this whole email -- I definitely do *not*
>like this behavior.  I guess the answer is to pass the 'shadow' arg
>to the pam_pwdb module (as you said above).  Pardon my ignorance here,
>but will always passing the 'shadow' arg to the pam_pwdb module affect
>people that *don't* use shadow passwords in an adverse way?

No.  It will always migrate *all* passwords to the shadow database.
(Not what people used to shadow expect.)  I'm not sure what it will
do if you have missing shadow entries -- which is perfectly legal
according to the shadow spec.

michaelkjohnson

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