Re: Two simple questions...

From: John Evans (evansj@HI-LINE.NET)
Date: 01/14/98

On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Andrey Fidrya wrote:

> I discovered that crypt function in version of unix I'm using is broken (same
> problem as someone described a while ago) and I decided to remove crypting of
> passwords.
> Is there any way of doing this without pwipe?

From past conversations on the list, I got the general feeling that it's
just not possible to uncrypt things that have been crypted. Don't take my
word as the final one, but I have a feeling that you will have to do a
pwipe. :(

> And another question: how can I present text file to port? (for example, a
> file
> that says: MUD is down, please try again later)

check bin/sign

If it's not there, do:
cd src
make utils

John Evans <>  --

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
--Arthur C. Clarke

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