Bug#376584: libapache2-mod-auth-mysql: SHA512 support (patch)
Adrian Bridgett wrote:
> On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 13:06:57 +0200 (+0200), Joey Schulze wrote:
> > Hi Adrian!
> > 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
> > newer.
> Oooh - handy - that saves the license hassle (I can't remember if I
> sent off the question or didn't hear a reply). We've moved onto LDAP
> auth (finally) now I'm afraid so I'm really unlikely to update the
>From what Ulrich wrote that's not even required. SHA-256 and SHA-512
should work out of the box since crypt() can handle both.
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