SSH 1 Server and the Passwd file

Chris Faylor
Mon Jan 10 13:04:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 08:04:37AM -0800, John van V. wrote:
>I foolishly tried to make crypts w/ perl ( perl -e 'print -e ( "secretpasswd",
>"salt" )
>But is that such a bad idea ??
>Ok, confession time, I am ~not~ a c programmer, though I wish I were.
>Would it be easy just to revert to the un/linix format ??, especially when the
>cygwin docs pretty well dont want you to allow cygwin to be multi-user if
>security in involved ??  

It's certainly possible to do.  If you're asking if this will magically appear
in a future release, the answer is probably no, unless you can find somebody
willing to invest time in doing this.

-Chris Faylor
-Cygwin Programming Manager
-Red Hat

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