Too late for that, too.. in addition to providing web hosting for 
hundreds of sites, we are also a web development company and have 2 
major websites out there using extended php 4.1 features.

We need STD_DES, and it appears that PHP 4.1 has switched to using MD5 
by default.

Thanks for your help! I'll see what I can do.


Patrik Wallstrom wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Jan 2002, Mike Eheler wrote:
>>It's too late for that. And I don't believe that the system's crypt()
>>function just magically changed at exactly the same time we upgraded to
>>PHP 4.1
> According to the crypt() man page, crypt() can use four methods of
> encryption:
>   CRYPT_STD_DES - Standard DES-based encryption with a two character salt
>   CRYPT_EXT_DES - Extended DES-based encryption with a nine character salt
>   CRYPT_MD5 - MD5 encryption with a twelve character salt starting with $1$
>   CRYPT_BLOWFISH - Blowfish encryption with a sixteen character salt starting with 
> You should check which method your crypt() method used before changing
> PHP version, and use the mcrypt specific method. You did backup the old
> php installation, right?
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