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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...