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authorJakub Hrozek <>2011-04-24 16:32:12 +0200
committerStephen Gallagher <>2011-04-27 11:47:24 -0400
commit9ea75b5ccc838b41edf157682854f9cd4b88b3e5 (patch)
tree5b2b8c357657129e57c68fe504bbe538742de736 /BUILD.txt
parent172c07013d1ea99447a780fd36f49d5c3a76981b (diff)
Warn that some crypto features are implemented in NSS only
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@@ -33,6 +33,13 @@ ding-libs are available in Fedora 14 and later version:
yum install libcollection-devel libdhash-devel libini_config-devel \
libpath_utils-devel libref_array-devel
+Some features, notably password caching, require the presence of a crypto
+library. The default, tested by SSSD upstream, is Mozilla NSS. An alternative
+crypto library can be selected during configure time using the --with-crypto
+switch. Please note that alternative crypto back ends may not provide all
+features - as of this writing, password obfuscation is only supported with the
+NSS back end.
How to build:
From the root of the source, run: