[Twisted-Python] Authenticating with md5 hashed passwords

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Mon Feb 15 14:37:11 EST 2010

On 06:35 pm, raq at cttc.upc.edu wrote:
>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.

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