Author: Tomas Mraz <tmraz(a)fedoraproject.org>
Date: Thu Dec 20 16:22:47 2012 +0100
pam_cracklib: Mention checks that are not run for root.
modules/pam_cracklib/pam_cracklib.8.xml: Add note about checks
when run as root.
modules/pam_cracklib/pam_cracklib.8.xml | 2 ++
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/modules/pam_cracklib/pam_cracklib.8.xml b/modules/pam_cracklib/pam_cracklib.8.xml
index 9c929bf..3f6e76f 100644
@@ -420,6 +420,8 @@
changing the password is root. This option is off by default
which means that just the message about the failed check is
printed but root can change the password anyway.
+ Note that root is not asked for an old password so the checks
+ that compare the old and new password are not performed.