Subject: Re: libcrypto vs. libcrypt
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 03/13/2003 18:36:12
On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 18:34, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Mar 2003 firstname.lastname@example.org 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?
It seems vaguely silly to have the code in two places when it only needs
to be in one, but... uh, whatever. As long as it *works*.