[nycbug-talk] blowfish FreeBSD passwords
ike at lesmuug.org
Wed Mar 22 17:50:59 EST 2006
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?
> 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).
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