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Re: [HACKERS] Solution to the pg_user passwd problem !?? (c)

From: Michael Graff <explorer(at)flame(dot)org>
To: Brett McCormick <brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org>
Cc: jwieck(at)debis(dot)com (Jan Wieck), Andreas(dot)Zeugswetter(at)telecom(dot)at (Zeugswetter Andreas SARZ), pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Solution to the pg_user passwd problem !?? (c)
Date: 1998-03-05 00:58:55
Message-ID: v6sooyt0kw.fsf@flame.lh.vix.com (view raw or flat)
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Brett McCormick <brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org> writes:

> Have we considering using the unix crypt function for passwords?  That
> way it wouldn't matter (as much) if people saw the password, and would
> still be (somewhat less) secure.

I would MUCH rather see MD5, salted with the username.

--Michael

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