Blowfish support in crypt() (glibc) ?

Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au
Sun Jun 6 18:18:06 PDT 2004






> Anyone want to discuss or vote on this?

I'd have to have a play with it, must admit I'm happy enough
with MD5 crypt for system accounts that need passwords (of which
there is only one (root), any accounts requiring passwords I generally
shunt into kerberos).

Personal preference if I was to use it would be crypt_blowfish,
one less library to have to worry about...
Only my $0.02 though ;-)

Would be nice to list details for both, let the user decide which
way they want to go...

[R]




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