New password echoes on Sol8

mouring at mouring at
Sat Oct 27 06:31:42 EST 2001

It is used (from what I can gleam from the code) to pick up the new
passwords when in a PAM 'expired' password state.  It is used indirectly
by the call to read_passphrase().

Why PAM does not do this on it's own is confusing to me.

- Ben

On Fri, 26 Oct 2001, Markus Friedl wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 04:12:35PM -0400, Ed Phillips wrote:
> > I tried replacing readpassphrase() for v2.9.9p2 on Sol8 with a different
> > version that just calls getpassphrase().  It appears to solve the echo
> > problem when the user tries to login in interactive mode and needs to
> > change their password.
> sorry, perhaps i'm missing something, but how is openssh's
> readpassphrase() related to password changeing?

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