blob: 31744f5575be4ad4ebd211a15dab63f980379099 (plain
shadow: shadow (shadow password suite)
shadow: This set of login related programs utilizes an alternate, non-readable
shadow: file to contain the actual encrypted passwords. This is presumed to
shadow: increase system security by increasing the difficulty with which
shadow: system crackers obtain encrypted passwords. It was written by
shadow: Julianne Frances Haugh and the Linux port is maintained by Tomasz
shadow: This package provides 'login', which is needed to log into the system.