[Python-ideas] Adding salt and Modular Crypt Format to crypt library.
jafo at tummy.com
Mon Jan 17 13:20:18 CET 2011
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On 01/17/2011 04:54 AM, Laurens Van Houtven wrote:
> 1) Minor API note: I'd expect a dict of hashes to their respective
> crypt functions
I don't follow what you mean, sorry. Can you provide an example?
> 2) Is there any leverage for possibly including stronger KDFs, such as
> scrypt or possibly bcrypt into Python? People have created nice C
Possibly, but I'd say that's beyond the scope of this patch and would
need to be a separate patch. This patch is about adding salt functions
to the existing module which wraps the C library function crypt(),
which requires a salt argument but provides no helpers to generate them.
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