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Re: Making Linux use Blowfish for passwd/shadow encryption



On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 03:25:35PM +0100, Mark Watts wrote:
> > Alternatively, you may "patch" the support into whatever distribution
> > you have, using these packages:
> >
> > 	http://www.openwall.com/crypt/
> > 	http://www.openwall.com/tcb/
> >
> > Finally, we may do this work for you if it's paid for. ;-)
> 
> Ok, working on the assumption that my managment aren't going to pay someone 
> else... are there any patches around for Mandrake 9.1 ?

I'm not aware of anything for Mandrake 9.1 specifically, but with some
C, Makefile, and RPM skills you should be able to apply the crypt_blowfish
package available at the URL I've referenced above.

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