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Re: protocol, md5 authentication

From: "Josh Close" <narshe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: protocol, md5 authentication
Date: 2006-02-22 17:11:23
Message-ID: 4a0cafe20602220911n15c1e01eo1c8e11f39653ae3c@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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>
> Define "work" --- what are you trying to do and what is happening?
>
> If you are using any of the standard client libraries such as libpq,
> the use of password encryption should be completely transparent to
> you.  You certainly do not hand in a pre-encrypted password or anything
> like that.
>

I'm connecting via a socket and using Postgres protocol version 3. I'll need
to encrypt all that myself then.

I must have made a mistake somewhere else in my code, because I think I'm
doing the encryption write from what James said in his reply about his
python method.

-Josh

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