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Re: (ITS#7278) [PATCH] SHA-2: Add support salted SHA-2 password hashes

Howard Chu wrote:
> michael@stroeder.com wrote:
>> Doesn't this ask for fully integrating SHA-2 password support into
>> libraries/liblutil/passwd.c?
> Clearly you haven't thought this through.


But one question:
Why is SHA-1 in the core and SHA-2 isn't?
IMO that's just an arbitrary choice.

> No, because that doesn't solve the problem of how to use other contrib passwd
> modules.

If you come up with another overall solution to avoid reading the config when
using slappasswd I'm of course fine with that too.

Ciao, Michael.