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Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:09:18 +0100
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: shadow.h

2013/2/27 Rich Felker <>:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:54:58PM +0100, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:

>> Error relocating /lib/security/ putspent: symbol not found
>> Error relocating /lib/security/ fgetspent: symbol not found
>> Error relocating /lib/security/ putpwent: symbol not found
> These have been discussed before and I believe the intent is to add
> them (they're simple fprintf wrappers, if I remember correctly),

...or can be removed from shadow.h.

> but
> be aware that's support for writing to the password
> database assumes a certain form and will break things badly if the
> user is using tcb shadow. It might also mess up the shadow file if it
> depends on being able to iterate all entries in the shadow file; I'm
> not sure if that works or not.
> These are issues that need more discussion...

I prefer tcb, but the current implementation in musl isn't as
functional as owl's (privilege separation):;content-type=text%2Fplain


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