Password hashing algorithms

Wil Cooley wcooley at
Thu Jun 14 22:56:16 PDT 2001

Thus spake Jesse Tie Ten Quee:
> Yo,
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 07:34:41PM +0200, stefan at wrote:
> > And do not forget to change your pwd after the modification to 
> > update the hash. 
> I prefer to just do this; pwunconv && pwconv  =)

That won't turn a DES-crypted password into and MD5-crypted one, which
is I think what he's referring to.

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