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Update cracklib to 2.9.7

Authored by YakoYakoYokuYoku on Jan 30 2021, 7:20 PM.



The update of cracklib brings up patches (already incorporated in Solus) for CVE-2016-6318.

Packaging changes:

  • Use modern ypkg format.

Signed-off-by: Martin Reboredo <>

Test Plan

Build against mariadb and used the wordfiles with xkcdpass.

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R567 cracklib
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Event Timeline

YakoYakoYokuYoku requested review of this revision.Jan 30 2021, 7:20 PM
YakoYakoYokuYoku updated this revision to Diff 25211.
YakoYakoYokuYoku edited the summary of this revision. (Show Details)

Oopsie in description.

Add new abi info.

JoshStrobl requested changes to this revision.Feb 5 2021, 6:59 AM
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JoshStrobl added inline comments.

Wat. Why not have this just be a symlink to /usr/share/cracklib-words as well?


Do we need the static lib?

This revision now requires changes to proceed.Feb 5 2021, 6:59 AM
YakoYakoYokuYoku marked 2 inline comments as done.

Dance with the symlinks and remove static lib.

JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Mar 6 2021, 3:10 PM

LGTM, thanks!

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Mar 6 2021, 3:10 PM
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