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Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 03:05:30 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: pwqcheck on OpenBSD and /etc/passwdqc.conf

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 01:39:44PM -0500, tom northcutt wrote:
> It looks like pwqcheck on OpenBSD does not read /etc/passwdqc.conf or
> /usr/local/etc/passwdqc.conf by default.

Yes, and this is not specific to OpenBSD, nor to pwqcheck - it applies to
pam_passwdqc as well.  We probably need to improve either the
documentation or the code.

> [...] I can suggest to the OpenBSD package maintainer to document the
> need for the "config=" option in the login.conf settings.

Some people may prefer to specify their alternate settings right on the
pwqcheck command line, without using a separate config file.


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