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Re: MD5_CRYPT_ENAB in login.defs

On Fri, Jul 30, 1999 at 08:33:47PM +0200 , Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jul 30, Petr Cech <cech@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz> 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
> I'm mixing DES and MD5 hashes with no problems.
Of course, both formats can be mixed.
The above should read - You can't convert old passwords to MD5 hashes
other way than by changing the password.

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

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