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Re: (ITS#4643) please don't use hpux getpass()

deckrider@gmail.com wrote:
> On HP-UX B.11.23 ia64, openldap 2.3.24 decides to use getpass().  This causes
> problems, because our passwords are longer than 8 characters.  Thus, users with
> passwords longer than 8 cannot use the password prompt.
Having passwords consistently limited to 8 chars by consistently using 
system-provided facilities may be considered a feature rather than a 
bug; however...
> I've removed the check for getpass() in the configure script, 
... if you think it's a bug, you should simply set


when running configure.


Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
OpenLDAP Core Team

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