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Re: [PATCH] Cryptography

From: Felix Zielcke
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Cryptography
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 15:42:42 +0100

Am Montag, den 16.11.2009, 14:48 +0100 schrieb Vladimir 'phcoder'
> 3) PBKDF2-SHA512 password support to increase security. To generate
> the
> encrypted password do:
> grub-pbkdf2 [-c iteration_count]
> It may not work on non-unix platforms due to terminal control
> functions
> (disabling echo) and /dev/random (retrieving salt). Patches are
> welcome
> PBKDF2 is imported from gnulib 

I suggest to name it grub-mkpasswd.
Even in the case we only support one password hash this makes it easier
for users to find then grub-pbkdf2 and to figure out what it does.

Felix Zielcke
Proud Debian Maintainer and GNU GRUB developer

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