shadow-4.0.13-crypt_blowfish-1.patch

Bradley Worley geekysuavo at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 16:16:59 PDT 2005


sorry about the double-post guys.

On 10/27/05, Bradley Worley <geekysuavo at gmail.com> wrote:
> from how the code is structured, blowfish should be default after the
> compile.  just run passwd(1) so your shadow file will then be
> blowfish-encrypted.  (pretty sure you don't want to try to
> authenticate an MD5 password with Blowfish.)  ;-)
>
> enjoy yourself,
>   ~ brad.
>
> On 10/27/05, Kevin Day <msu-kday at student.mcneese.edu> wrote:
> > >  Sorry if I was supposed to go through some patch certification channel or
> > something official like that, but I got carried away.  Have at.
> > >
> >
> > I have been wondering the same thing myself..
> >
> > Anyway, is there anything else that need be done after this is installed.
> > According to the hint, multiple formats are supported, including Md5.  Do you
> > know of anyway to maintain who gets what and how?  (I am assuming blowfish gets
> > applied into /etc/shadow passwords by default)
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