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Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:19:01 +0100
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: shadow.h

* Daniel Cegie?ka <> [2013-02-26 23:54:58 +0100]:
> It seems that the musl doesn't contain several important shadow's
> functions that are declared in the shadow.h.

/etc/shadow requires priviledge escalation for password changes
so putspent is dangerous, pam_unix should be deprecated on
modern systems

(i think this already came up a few times, maybe it should be in a faq..)

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