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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr/test aprtest.dsp aprtest.dsw aprtest.win Makefile.in sendfile.c testmmap.c client.dsp htdigest.dsp server.dsp test.dsw testarg.dsp testfile.dsp testproc.dsp testsig.dsp testsock.dsp testsuite.dsw testthread.dsp testucs.dsp timetest.dsp
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2000 23:00:14 GMT
On Mon, Dec 04, 2000 at 02:54:33PM -0800, rbb@covalent.net wrote:
> 
> > >   Index: Makefile.in
> > >   ===================================================================
> > >   -TARGETS= testmd5@EXEEXT@ \
> > >   -	testfile@EXEEXT@ \
> > >   +TARGETS= testfile@EXEEXT@ \
> > 
> > md5 (et. al.) are all moving to aprutil, correct?
> 
> I would really prefer that we keep some way to encode passwords in
> APR.  This is a portability issue, so -1 (vote, not veto) for removing
> md5 from APR.

I'm +1 on moving them to apr-util ... MD5 hashing is entirely portable. That
is also where SHA-1 hashing is located.

(the standard crypt() is generally non-portable and would remain in APR;
 that should solve Ryan's request for a way to hash [not encode] passwords)

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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