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Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 11:54:42 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: crypt() non-DES support

* Daniel Cegie?ka <> [2012-10-03 09:16:02 +0200]:
> We already have SHA3 finalist:

note that crypt is a password based key derivation function
that is supposed to be (configurably) slow, protected against
dictionary attacks and collision resistant (used for password
verification mostly), while sha* is a secure hash that is
supposed to be fast and collision resistant (used for integrity
protection and digital signatures mostly)

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