Bug 4406

Summary: chage not Y2K compliant - does not recognize 4-digit years
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: jhardin
Component: shadow-utilsAssignee: Preston Brown <pbrown>
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Description jhardin 1999-08-06 19:11:59 UTC
The "chage" account maintenance tool does not accept
four-digit-year dates when setting the expiry date.
When entered on the command line, four-digit-year dates are
quietly ignored. When entered interactively, an error is
displayed and the change is not made.
Also, an "expires" value of -1 (never) cannot be entered.