Shadow 4.1 series

Kevin Day thekevinday at
Thu Aug 7 17:18:28 PDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 7:00 PM, Robert Connolly
<robert at> wrote:
> On Friday August 1 2008 01:32:03 pm Kevin Day wrote:
>> The shadow 4.1.* series at long last added decent encryption
>> techniques, namely AES.
>> However, I did not see mention of the Blowfish algorithm making it's way
>> in.
>> Are the shadow blowfish (owl) patches going to be converted or have
>> they already been prepared for the 4.1 series.
>> If neither, then perhaps at some point I will look into doing the patch
>> myself.
>> --
>> Kevin Day
> I think you mean SHA512. I don't see AES support in Shadow-utils.
> robert

Your are correct, I cannot seem to find aes either.
Perhaps I dreamed it up while I was sleeping.

Anyway, I am going to make a request for Blowfish inclusion.

There was some request before, but it was not accepted (nor shot down)
due to them not knowing whether people would want it.  So I shall
attempt to explain that there are people who do want blowfish in

As an FYI, I am starting to reach a saturation point in mailing lists
and am starting to forget which mailing list I am talking on. So,
heres a heads up apology for any upcoming send to the wrong mailing
list that is probably going to happen.

Kevin Day

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