Subject: Re: libcrypto vs. libcrypt
To: None <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-security
Date: 03/13/2003 10:34:28
On Wed, 12 Mar 2003 wrote:

> >>So, I ran into an irritating problem with xscreensaver-gnome yesterday.
> >>It appears that, because I have Kerberos enabled, and therefore it's
> >>linked with libcrypto, that the version of crypt(3) in libcrypto is
> >>overriding the one in libcrypt, and therefore my Blowfish password
> >>entries do not work.
> >	no objection here (glad you mentioned), but it will need a shlib major
> >	bump...
> 	or we could just compile source under lib/libcrypt into libcrypto.
> 	does it make sense to you?

Why not just do that?

Take care,