Package description for 'checkpassword'

a simple uniform password-checking interface to all root applications

 There are checkpassword-compatible tools that support alternate password
 databases, secret login names, long passwords, subaccounts, one-time passwords,
 detailed accounting, and many other features. Applications that use the
 checkpassword interface will work with all of these tools. Several tools
 have been specifically designed to support POP toasters. 

Various other information for package 'checkpassword'   (Repository 'hannes')


Author: D. J. Bernstein <>
Maintainer: hannes <>

License: Free-to-use
Status: Stable
Version: 0.90

Download: checkpassword-0.90.tar.gz

Buildtime: 2194 (5) seconds (on reference hardware)
Buildtime: 2511 (9) seconds (on reference hardware)
Package Size: 0.03 MB, 7 files

Dependencies: 00-dirtree bash2 binutils bzip2 coreutils cvm findutils gawk gcc42
Dependencies: gcc42:dev glibc26 glibc26:dev grep linux26-headers:dev ltrace make
Dependencies: mktemp patch sed shadow sysfiles tar xmame

ROCK Sources:  checkpassword.cachecheckpassword.confcheckpassword.descerror-errno.patchmakefile-head.patchprint-cc-head.patch