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Re: Moving away from plain-text passwords in the server-side passwd file

From: Jeff Robins <jeffrobinssae_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 08:24:26 -0700

On Thursday 22 May 2008 9:41:19 am Martin Furter wrote:
> On Thu, 22 May 2008, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 09:27:53PM -0700, Jeff Robins wrote:
> >> How hard does anyone think it would it be to add TLS, maybe an
> >> estimation in "man-hours"? I am willing to spend some time on it,
> >> but I don't know how fast I could get it done. My free time is
> >> limited per day, but I hopefully have a lot of days left in my
> >> life.
> >
> > Why not just spend a few hours to find out how much work it is? :)
> >
> > I've found that starting to work on something is a good way to get
> > a rough idea of how complex the task at hand is, at minimum.
> > Just theorizing about a task will likely make me overlook important
> > details that add to its complexity.
> >
> > Glad you want to work on this,
> > Stefan
>
> Some work has been done a few years ago. I don't know how much work
> it is to port it to the current trunk.
>
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2004-10/1091.shtml
>
> Martin

Thanks. I'll start by looking at that.

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