[Twisted-Python] Authenticating with md5 hashed passwords

Ramiro Alba Queipo raq at cttc.upc.edu
Mon Feb 15 13:35:57 EST 2010


On Mon, 2010-02-15 at 16:45 +0000, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
> >checker, but as you have said this is going to be deprecated.
> This discussion has led me to realize that checkMD5Password probably 
> shouldn't be deprecated.  Instead the documentation should be fixed so 
> that it's clear why it's useful.
> So, assuming we don't deprecate it, and you use the decode('hex') 
> approach above, does that let you do your authentication for both apps 
> and let you avoid keeping a modified version of Twisted?

YES. BOTH are are working now on an unmodified twisted. Wonderful.
Jean-Paul, really grateful to you.
Now please, let me know if you are not finally deprecating
'checkMD5Password' method, or if so if I have an option to keep using
MD5 hashed passwords at the server.

Thanks again.


Ramiro Alba

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