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Re: TLS apparently does not work
> > calling getspnam just to check the password is quite unwise. Getpwnam
> > *does* return password from the shadow file in the systems that have
> > shadow. Getspnam is only needed if you want password expiration
> > attributes etc.)
> Thank you for clarification. Thus even at shadowy systems
> I should be able to just ignore getspnam() ?
Well, this is my understanding. I beleive that on systems where I checked
it (Solaris and Linux) this is true. Apparently this may be not true
if you have a system with a third party shadow library installed, but
that still use native non-shadow getpw*() functions...