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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: FW: Help!
Date Wed, 13 Jan 1999 20:20:56 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> 
> Ben Laurie wrote:
> >
> > Randy Terbush wrote:
> > >
> > > Not acked.
> > >
> > > I'm not currently aware of an issues with different crypt() libs,
> > > etc. Are there?
> >
> > Yeah - currently we don't crypt() at all under NT!
> 
> Ryan Bloom here at IBM is working on a patch that
> will use MD5 on Win32 and the OS preference on Unix, and
> sense the appropriate algorithm from the hashed password.

Note that SHA-1 is generally preferred for this purpose these days.

Cheers,

Ben.

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