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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: apr-util, crypto and openssl
Date Sun, 10 Jun 2001 21:47:12 GMT
On Sun, Jun 10, 2001 at 10:00:43PM +0200, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 06:38:58PM +0100, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > > Greg Stein wrote:
> > > > Well, I'm already questioning the whole MD4 thing. I can see that Samba
> > > > needs it, but who else? I'm not entirely sure why we put that into APRUTIL
> > > > because I'm not sure who *else* might want to have it there.
> > > >
> > > > Can anybody name one or two other apps that use MD4?
> > > 
> > > rsync.  librsync.
> > 
> > Blech!
> 
> *cackle*.  forgot: so that includes mod_rproxy (which uses
> librsync).

Hmm. Any chance that those apps would switch to use APR(UTIL)? (and thus,
our MD4)

For new apps, why would somebody choose MD4 over MD5 or SHA1? Are there
particular benefits to using it?

Cheers,
-g

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

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