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From di...@covalent.net
Subject Re: Drop md5 from htpasswd docs please
Date Mon, 01 Apr 2002 18:33:46 GMT

Or we just add an extra flag to not just have the FreeBSD md5 password
format - but also the generic one.

Dw.

-- 
Dirk-Willem van Gulik

On Mon, 1 Apr 2002, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> See the CPAN Perl module;
>
> search www.cpan.org for Crypt-PasswdMD5
>
> It has a supported 'apachified' passwd variant.
>
> Bill
>
> At 12:11 PM 4/1/2002, you wrote:
> >Is it possible for whomever knows best to provide code or help to the PHP
> >group and make a PHP <bsd|apache>_md5() function?  Or adapt the current
> >PHP function w/ an additional attribute to select which type of hash to
> >use?  md5($string, ..., HASH_NORM|HASH_BSD), it'd be very nice if the
> >latter was accepted, I'm sure in the future there will be at least one
> >more implementation of md5 to cope with.
> >
> >Thanks for listening,
> >David
> >
> >Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
> >
> >>I am getting rather tired of answering questions on this one.  Could we
> >>please drop this crap about htpasswd using md5.  A modified md5 is no
> >>longer md5, so let's not call it md5 at all.  Over and over again people
> >>ask me why md5($string) doesn't match what is in htpasswd-generated
> >>password files.
> >>
> >>-Rasmus
> >
> >
>
>
>


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