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Bug#376584: libapache2-mod-auth-mysql: SHA512 support (patch)

Hi Adrian!

Adrian Bridgett wrote:
> Package: libapache2-mod-auth-mysql
> Severity: wishlist
> I've ported a patch which adds SHA512 support to mod-auth-mysql to the
> latest version in sarge.  This is useful for integration into jira,
> confluence and other programs using sha512.#

This document <http://people.redhat.com/drepper/sha-crypt.html> by Ulrich
Drepper suggests that SHA-256 and SHA-512 are implemented in the GNU libc
directly thus should be available in mod_auth_mysql using the Crypt type
when run on a current GNU/Linux system.  Current refers to libc 2.7 or



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