Subject: Re: crypt(3)
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Tim Newsham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/14/1994 16:55:03
> I picked up 1.0 source from gatekeeper,
> /pub/BSD/NetBSD/NetBSD-1.0/source/*, unpacked it all, and did "make
> build" in /usr/src. Next time I tried to log in, though, I got a nasty
> login: mouse
> WARNING! crypt(3) not present in the system!
> Login incorrect
btw.. if you get this and you dont feel like rebooting, enter the
passwd file entry from the password file. What? you dont remember
what it was? Well pick a disabled account like "toor" and use the
password "*". Nifty huh?
> If this _is_ because of export restrictions, would anyone be interested
> in a one-way function for passwords that I built on top of md5? Since
> it has nothing to do with any encryption method, it should be fully
> exportable from everywhere.
Do it. Exportability would not be the only plus with using md5.
> der Mouse