On 9/18/17 09:54, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > On 9/16/17 08:10, David Steele wrote: >>>> (5) drop contrib/chkpass altogether, on the grounds that it's too badly >>>> designed, and too obsolete crypto-wise, to be useful or supportable. >>> crypt() uses the 7 lowest characters, which makes for 7.2e16 values, >>> so I would be fine with (5), then (4) as the test suite is not >>> portable. >> I'd prefer 5, but can go with 4. >> >> I get that users need to store their own passwords, but we have support >> for SHA1 via the crypto module which seems by far the better choice. > > I'm also tempted to just remove it. It uses bad/outdated security > practices and it's also not ideal as an example module. Any objections?
Hearing none, thus removed. -- Peter Eisentraut http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers