Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 19:33:56 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: crypt* files in crypt directory On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 05:51:04AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > BTW, the extended DES-based hashes that are already supported in musl > allow for variable iteration counts encoded along with hashes too, and > that's the way it should be. The maximum iteration count the format allows is 2^24-1, which although a bit excessive is still in the range of "sane". It takes 11 seconds to compute on my Atom. Compare this to blowfish count=2^20 taking at least a minute, and therefore count=2^31 (the maximum allowed) taking over 2048 minutes (1.5 days). Rich
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