Solaris 8 password inactivity with openssh

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Thu Nov 10 09:14:20 EST 2005

On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 08:37:12AM +1100, Darren Tucker wrote:
> +	} else if (spw->sp_inact > 0 && daysleft - spw->sp_inact < 0) {

Thinking about it, this should probably be "spw->sp_inact >= 0".
Linux/glibc sets sp_inact to -1 when the field is not populated in
/etc/shadow.  One wonders what other platforms do...

Darren Tucker (dtucker at
GPG key 8FF4FA69 / D9A3 86E9 7EEE AF4B B2D4  37C9 C982 80C7 8FF4 FA69
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