Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 17:53:44 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Todo for release? On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 11:31:54PM +0200, Szabolcs Nagy wrote: > * Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> [2012-08-13 14:53:30 -0400]: > > - MD5 and SHA crypt (nsz?) > > i only have code for the hashes, not crypt > > it seems these crypt schemes are fairly ugly > i don't mind if their implementation is delayed It looks like the API the hash functions provide matches closely what the BSD crypt functions expect, so I think we could potentially just use or adapt one of them.. > md5 based crypt is not recommended anymore > http://phk.freebsd.dk/sagas/md5crypt_eol.html Indeed. But is it used in existing Linux user databases on any significant scale? If not, I agree we can just drop it. > the sha2 based crypt seems to be designed recently > and the spec has a public domain implementation > http://www.akkadia.org/drepper/SHA-crypt.txt I'm confused by all the SHA names (1/2/256/512)... Rich
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