Re: MD5 password salt calculation

From: Rik (
Date: 01/05/02

Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 22:34:07 +0000
From: Rik <>
To: David Wolfskill <>

> >Are there any better docs about Modular Crypt Format (to give it the
> >proper title).
> UTS -- see /usr/src/lib/libcrypt/crypt.c; in particular, the crypt_types
> array.

Yes, I'd found that thanks, I was more wondering about docs that agreed
between OS'es that defined what the various algorithms are, and how long
the salt usually is, and how I would switch to blowfish crypted
passwords on a system.

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