On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 02:37:01 -0800 (PST), Gael Lams <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi all
> I use the classic following rows to connect to a mysql
> database. I always put $passsword in clear in the php
> connection file and I wonder whether there is a way to
> have it in md5 so that someone reading the file could
> not use it to connect to the db. I googled a bit but
> find only threads explaining how to have password
> saved in md5 inside a mysql table which is not I would
> like to do

Because MySQL is using another password-hashing-algoritm other than
MD5, as far as I know, it is not possible.

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