Blowfish support in crypt() (glibc) ?

Rogelio Serrano rogelio at smsglobal.net
Sun Jun 6 21:13:06 PDT 2004


On 2004-06-07 09:18:06 +0800 Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au wrote:

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>> Anyone want to discuss or vote on this?
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> 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).
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> 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 ;-)
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> Would be nice to list details for both, let the user decide 
> which
> way they want to go...
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> [R]
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As a user i vote for crypt_blowfish.




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