[Dovecot] BLF-CRYPT

Pascal Volk user+dovecot at localhost.localdomain.org
Mon Jan 7 20:56:05 EET 2013

On 01/07/2013 05:00 PM Kristof Bajnok wrote:
> Hi,
> I get "Unknown scheme: BLF-CRYPT" messages if I try to use
> Blowfish-encrypted passwords, even though it is supposed to be supported.

It's supported on *BSD. AFAIK SUSE is the only Linux distribution with
blowfish support in their libc.
Use `doveadm pw -l` to see if BLF-CRYPT is available for you.

> I'm on 2.1.7, Debian Squeeze backports. Do you have any information
> whether Blowfish is supported with Debian Squeeze crypt(), or is there
> any other knobs I can turn on to make this algorithm available?

The only way would be to to compile your own libc. ;)

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