Show us an example Perl one.  Chances are you can get the PHP crypt()
function to do the right thing by feeding it the correct SALT.


On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, R'twick Niceorgaw wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm converting a site written in perl to php. It has a member section which
> is password protected. All the meber passwords are stored in a flat file
> with Perl's MD5 encryption algorithm. I'm planning to use MYSQL database to
> store the member info on the new site. However, I have to import the
> existing member information including their passwords to the new system. I
> was checking the md5() and crypt() functions of PHP but theydon't generate
> the same encrypted password as Perl md5(). Is there any way I can migrate
> these passwords to php without asking each user to update their password on
> the new system ?
> Regards
> R'twick
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