On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Kjetil Torgrim Homme wrote:

> I think it's more common to stick to {crypt}, but crypt(3c) is more
> clever these days and is extensible in itself.  

That's a good point. Perhaps that's why there haven't been any 
complaints. :-)

> I don't think you should worry too much about bigcrypt and other weird
> extensions.  just make sure you pass along the _whole_ password to
> crypt(3c), not just the first 8 characters. 

Exim has always done that.

Philip Hazel            University of Cambridge Computing Service
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