[Mailman-Developers] How to downgrade from mailman 2.1a2 ? and some of my problems

Barry A. Warsaw barry@digicool.com
Mon, 2 Jul 2001 23:36:20 -0400

>>>>> "RJ" == Ron Jarrell <jarrell@vt.edu> writes:

    RJ> You know, I'd seen this before, and it hadn't sunk in.. I
    RJ> expect this'll be a *big* loose for many existing sites.

    RJ> It might be worth considering another point release, to
    RJ> include a password recovery module for migration.  Once
    RJ> installed, as each list admin authenticates, it checks to see
    RJ> if sha is already around.  If so, it either just stashes the
    RJ> new format for later use in the config.db, or possibly goes
    RJ> ahead and migrates to using the new format.

Actually, after I wrote this, I remember that I /did/ have some
backwards compatibility hacks in the code for falling back to crypt
and md5 if the sha password didn't match.  I went back and looked and
it turns out that stuff got lost when I rewrote the authentication
mechanism.  I'll add it back.