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Re: Which password cipher ?

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 10:04 PM, David Laight <> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 01:07:55PM +0000, Julio Merino wrote:
>> I understand that having the ability to change the cypher algorithm can
>> be handy (I'm not arguing otherwise).  But that doesn't mean such a
>> tunable needs to be available during the installation procedure.
> It has to be done before any passwords are set.

You can change the setting and then regenerate any existing passwords.
 (Done that in the past.)

Julio Merino

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