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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r392948 - /httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/STATUS
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2006 19:21:53 GMT
Jeff Trawick wrote:
> On 4/11/06, Jorge Schrauwen <jorge.schrauwen@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>Can emulaion crypt on platforms that don't support it? or will this be to
>>slow?
> 
> A crypt() implementation could be provided for these platforms whose
> system libraries don't already have it.

This ignores the fact that all crypt()s are far from equivilant.  It's a non
portable API (at least from it's binary results.)  This is why we choose md5,
and maybe sha1 in the future, as a truly portable solution.

Bill

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