Bug 1004896 - compress cracklib dict
compress cracklib dict
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cracklib (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-09-05 13:15 EDT by Matthew Miller
Modified: 2013-09-06 08:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-09-06 04:20:19 EDT
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Description Matthew Miller 2013-09-05 13:15:28 EDT
/usr/share/cracklib/pw_dict.pwd is 8.3M.  With gzip -9, this goes down to 3.6M, and still works (see the cracklib-format man page).

Please add gzip -9 to the specfile. Thanks!
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2013-09-06 04:20:19 EDT
Impossible due to terrible performance impact.
Comment 3 Tomas Mraz 2013-09-06 04:23:03 EDT
See also: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=972542#c7
Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2013-09-06 08:57:06 EDT
In that case, can we do bug #865521? I guess I'll bring this up on the Fedora security list.

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