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  •  02 Mar 2006 22:23
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    Release Notes: packer.h is no longer used when building. crack.h is now always required. This should fix build problems on Fedora Core 4 and possibly other systems.

    •  05 Sep 2004 04:28
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      Release Notes: The build environment has been modified to search for the system dictionary in the additional location of /var/cache/cracklib/cracklib_dict.pwd, which is where it is on Debian Linux.

      •  13 Apr 2004 03:29
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        Release Notes: Password.get would throw an exception in the unlikely event that STDIN reached EOF without any input. In addition, pwgen now supports a -v or --version switch.

        •  09 Apr 2004 12:41
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          Release Notes: A new example program, pwgen, has been added, complete with man page. A new class method, Password.phonemic, generates phonemic passwords. The old Password.random method has been renamed Password.urandom and replaced by a new, portable Password.random. Password.get will now detect whether STDIN is connected to a tty. If not, no password prompt is displayed and no attempt will be made to manipulate terminal echo. A Password::CryptError exception is now raised if the salt passed to Password#crypt contains a bad character. RDoc documentation has been added.

          •  12 Nov 2003 12:04
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            Release Notes: A warning that occurred when loading the library into Ruby 1.8.x is now avoided.

            •  11 Jun 2003 10:09
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              Release Notes: When a bad dictionary path is provided, a Password::BadDictionary exception is now raised. Buffering is now turned off for the Password.getc method, as it resulted in the prompt not always being displayed when using Ruby 1.8.

              •  03 Oct 2002 17:13
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                Release Notes: The Crack class is gone and Password is now a direct subclass of String. As a result of this change, Password#check now raises a Password::WeakPassword exception if the password is weak, not a Crack::WeakPassword exception.

                •  29 Sep 2002 00:01
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                  Release Notes: No user-visible changes to the code, but the build system has been made more portable.

                  •  18 Sep 2002 09:07
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                    Release Notes: Password#check now returns true on success, and raises a Crack::WeakPassword exception on failure. Previously, it would return a null string on success and a descriptive string on failure.

                    •  11 Jul 2002 08:11
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                      Release Notes: In this version, the Password.get class method now returns an instance of class Password, not String. The Password.new class method now defaults to returning a null string, rather than nil.

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