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Re: about SHA1



On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 01:38:09AM +0300, ethan ryder wrote:
> <P>Is it possible to change SHA1 instead of&nbsp;MD5&nbsp;&nbsp;while
> hashing the passwords?</P>

(Please disable the use of HTML in e-mail messages, it's annoying.)

It is a bad idea to do a change like this and it's not plain MD5
which is used for hashing passwords anyway.  Please see:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=pam-list&m=105546572812952

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