Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: adding capability for blowfish passwords
To: Sean Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 05/23/2002 12:12:32
Sounds like it could be useful for some people, so I'd say go for it.
Sean Davis wrote:
> Hi, I have been looking into different password schemes recently, and was
> Is there any interest in adding the functionality for blowfish crypt() to
> NetBSD? I am thinking about porting the relevant code, but see no reason to
> do so unless others might want it as well.
> If there is enough interest to make it worth my while, I will port the code
> from OpenBSD, and add code so that it could be enabled/disabled in
> passwd.conf, as well as by the standard syntax for crypt (being that
> blowfish would use '2' instead of '1' in the salt argument to crypt())
> Any feedback is appreciated.
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Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/i386/ps2.html
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