[nycbug-talk] blowfish FreeBSD passwords
nomadlogic at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 18:08:14 EST 2006
On 3/22/06, Isaac Levy <ike at lesmuug.org> wrote:
> Hi Pete,
> On Mar 22, 2006, at 5:44 PM, pete wright wrote:
> > On 3/22/06, Isaac Levy <ike at lesmuug.org> wrote:
> >> --
> >> Thx. for the resources guys, much appreciated- but that's not my
> >> original question.
> >> My original question is: has anyone heard anything about FreeBSD
> >> changing to blf as a default instead of md5?
> > Ike, i have not heard anything yet...although I'm sure patches to
> > sysinstall would be welcome ;)
> Hrm. Ok, well, if I'm scripting this for myself, I may as well save
> the rest of the world the extra 2 min. per box...
> Where do you think I should submit such a patch?
good question....maybe release-eng? although they are probably very
busy ATM...i sorta remeber an annoucement regarding possible projects
that need devs....
have not heard much since this page went up though..
> > on an easier note, would it be possible to supply the blowfish
> > password stuff in script that you can pass to sysinstall....check out
> > sysinstall(8). now i've never tried to extend it in such a way so
> > take it FWIW.
> Noted- thx. Just learned something new here about sysinstall- I'll
> check this out.
> I was basically just thinking of applying a patch based on a diff of
> the 2 files involved. (it's a really trivial change, in the end).
really? sweet, i'd be interested in checking those out....
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