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From "Jorge Schrauwen" <jorge.schrau...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r392948 - /httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/STATUS
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2006 19:34:59 GMT
Thats the problem i think plain and crypt both don't have a Identifier tag,
The since the script will be used on win only i went for always plain text.

Can emulaion crypt on platforms that don't support it? or will this be to
slow?

On 4/11/06, William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
>
> Jorge Schrauwen wrote:
> > I was wondering this too while parsing htpasswd files in php.
> > all others have a identified in front to see what encrypt it used...
> > Why doesn't crypt have one?
>
> Because why would anyone have a passwd file that doesn't use crypt()?
>
> Have to remember htpasswd followed the passwd shadow file, and that was
> always
> using crypt.  Nobody at the time foresaw a reason to do anything
> else.  The
> identifier tags came later.  Why plain didn't gain an identifier tag is
> beyond me.
>
> Bill
>



--
~Jorge

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