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Subject svn commit: r1500329 - in /httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x: ./ docs/manual/programs/htpasswd.xml
Date Sat, 06 Jul 2013 21:54:19 GMT
Author: sf
Date: Sat Jul  6 21:54:19 2013
New Revision: 1500329

Merge r1500323 (add note when default algorithm has been changed) and add
warning about crypt alogrithm from 2.4 man page

    httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/   (props changed)

Propchange: httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/
  Merged /httpd/httpd/trunk:r1500323

Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/programs/htpasswd.xml
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/programs/htpasswd.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/programs/htpasswd.xml Sat Jul  6 21:54:19 2013
@@ -103,12 +103,15 @@ distribution.</seealso>
     one) is omitted. It cannot be combined with the <code>-c</code> option.</dd>
-    <dd>Use MD5 encryption for passwords. This is the default.</dd>
+    <dd>Use MD5 encryption for passwords. This is the default (since version
+    2.2.18).</dd>
     <dd>Use <code>crypt()</code> encryption for passwords. This is not
     supported by the <program>httpd</program> server on Windows and
-    Netware and TPF.</dd>
+    Netware and TPF.  This algorithm limits the password length to 8
+    characters.  This algorithm is <strong>insecure</strong> by today's
+    standards.  It used to be the default algorithm until version 2.2.17.</dd>
     <dd>Use SHA encryption for passwords. Facilitates migration from/to Netscape

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