checkpassword: uniform password-checking interface1

Package available in: [trunk] [8.0] [7.0] [6.0] [2.1]

checkpassword provides a simple, uniform password-checking interface to all root applications. It is suitable for use by applications such as login, ftpd, and pop3d.

There are checkpassword-compatible tools that support alternate password databases, secret login names, long passwords, subaccounts, one-time passwords, detailed accounting, and many other features. Applications that use the checkpassword interface will work with all of these tools.

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Author: Dan J. Bernstein <djb [at] cr [dot] yp [dot] to>
Maintainer: The T2 Project <t2 [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: Free-to-use
Status: Stable
Version: 0.90

Download: checkpassword-0.90.tar.gz

T2 source: checkpassword.cache
T2 source: checkpassword.conf
T2 source: checkpassword.desc
T2 source: errno.patch
T2 source: head_n.patch

Build time (on reference hardware): 1979% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.03 MB, 15 files

Dependencies (build time detected): 00-dirtree bash binutils bzip2 coreutils diffutils findutils gawk gcc glibc grep linux-header make patch sed shadow sysfiles tar

Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.

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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).