I have a need for doing password strength testing. I had reviewed a few options, such as google's password strength checking service, which involves requesting https://www.google.com/accounts/RatePassword?Passwd=
So I decided to try using ctypes to wrap cracklib. It worked out great, though it does require Python 2.6 (which is available on the system as "python26"). So I've released the python-ctypescracklib package on github. I plan on putting this and the psycopg wrapper I wrote about recently in pypi when I have a few moments.
ctypes is very good stuff!comments powered by Disqus