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["J.H.M. Dassen (Ray)" <dm@zensunni.demon.nl>] Bug#149447:libpam-modules: Support for OpenBSD's blowfish crypt encoding

Debian has received the following request for the OpenBSD bfcrypt
support for password hashes.

I'm mostly of the opinion that Debian should support this exactly when
upstream does; having different password hashes be valid on different
Linux distributions will confuse users.

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Package: libpam-modules
Version: 0.72-35
Severity: wishlist

It would be nice if PAM were to support OpenBSD's blowfish crypt encoding
("bcrypt"). A preliminary patch is available at


-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux zensunni 2.4.19-pre10-ac2 #1 Wed Jun 5 22:49:09 CEST 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=en_US.ISO8859-1

Versions of packages libpam-modules depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.2.5-6    GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libcap1                       1:1.10-12  support for getting/setting POSIX.
ii  libdb3                        3.2.9-16   Berkeley v3 Database Libraries [ru
ii  libpam0g                      0.72-35    Pluggable Authentication Modules l

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