Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 23:05:55 +0800 From: orc <orc@...server.ru> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: crypt* files in crypt directory On Wed, 8 Aug 2012 16:53:03 +0200 Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net> wrote: > * orc <orc@...server.ru> [2012-08-08 22:30:01 +0800]: > > While I experimented with musl-enabled system I implemented another > > password hashing algorithm in musl (because musl had only des > > encryption with max. 8 password chars) based on skein hash. I also > > separately > > why not use a known password-based key derivation function? > > > musl shouldn't do too much crypto experiments, but select > something that's reasonable and already available > (i wouldn't do musl specific crypto api) > > > (at some point it may be reasonable to provide alternative > apis for things that are broken in posix or just missing > but those should go into a separate lib and we are not there > yet) > This was just my experiment, since there were no news about bcrypt, only plans.
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