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Re: MD5_CRYPT_ENAB in login.defs

On Fri, Jul 30, 1999 at 12:29:01PM +1000 , Brian May wrote:
> Another comment: With MD5_CRYPT_ENAB, can existing passwords be used
> in the old format, or do they all have to be converted?

Ne the don't and realy can't. If you turn MD5_CRYPT on, then new/changed
paswords will apear as MD5 hashes. IMHO it's not a problem, if you do it
right at the beginning of a instalation. And every (I thing) program,
that I encounterd worked well.

> Brian May <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au>

				Petr Cech
Debian GNU/Linux maintainer - www.debian.{org,cz}

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