[PATCH] libcrypt: add SHA256 crypt support.

Bernhard Reutner-Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 16:26:13 UTC 2011

On Dec 3, 2011 12:23 PM, "Ed W" <lists at wildgooses.com> wrote:
> On 16/11/2011 12:22, William Pitcock wrote:
> > This is based on Ulrich Drepper's SHA256 crypt implementation in GLIBC.
> > I decided to add support for this as an option as there have been a few
> > SHA256 patches proposed recently.
> >
> Super - thanks for this
> Could you please consider taking just the blowfish part of my previous
> patch.  Although arguably the SHA hashes are "stronger", the blowfish
> implementation is used in many web libraries and seems the most
> standardised hash (in fact so far I don't see any web libraries using
> SHA?).  The benefit is that it's then easy to say have a web application
> update some hash in a database, it's then automatically supported by any
> application checking using the libc crypt function?

Please send a patch series for these,
TIA && cheers,

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