On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 05:02:16AM +1000, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-Sep-28 15:10:19 +0200, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> >On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 01:46:14PM +0100, Ceri Davies wrote:
> >+> On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 12:39:00PM +0000, Ken Smith wrote:
> >+> > kensmith 2005-09-28 12:39:00 UTC
> >+> >
> >+> > FreeBSD src repository
> >+> >
> >+> > Modified files:
> >+> > release Makefile
> >+> > Log:
> >+> > Add SHA256 checksums to the release build.
> >+> Good idea. Along these lines, does anyone know what the barriers are
> >+> in moving the default password hash from md5 to blowfish (not for
> >+> RELENG_6, just in general), or has it just not been done yet?
> You need to a line "crypt_default = blf" to /etc/auth.conf
> That said, the blowfish magic string looks wrong - the MD5 and NT
> hashes both have a training '$' but blowfish doesn't. Is this
> deliberate or a typo?
I know how to do it, and it does work (it has been the first thing I do
on any system I build from 4.x up - you also need to update the default
login class in login.conf). I'm just wondering why it isn't default.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former. -- Einstein (attrib.)