[php-maint] Bug#572601: Bug#572601: Bug#572561: php5: crypt() output inconsistency between version 5.2 and 5.3

Raphael Geissert geissert at debian.org
Tue Mar 9 16:00:09 UTC 2010

2010/3/9 Ondřej Surý <ondrej at debian.org>:
> I just checked ext/standard/config.m4 in 5.3.2 and it contains this code:
> if test "$ac_cv_crypt_blowfish" = "no" || test "$ac_cv_crypt_des" =
> "no" || test "$ac_cv_crypt_ext_des" = "no" || test "x$php_crypt_r" =
> "x0"; then
> And since:
> checking for crypt in -lcrypt... (cached) yes
> checking for standard DES crypt... yes
> checking for extended DES crypt... no
> checking for MD5 crypt... yes
> checking for Blowfish crypt... no
> checking for SHA512 crypt... no
> checking for SHA256 crypt... no
> BTW, SHA512 and SHA256 test are just broken.

Have you reported them upstream?

> The reason why it fails is that from php 5.3.0 there is a new
> "portable" re-implementation of crypt function which is used when any
> of supported crypt function is not found.

Yes, so I don't think we should simply disable it because we wouldn't
be providing some of the features that should now be taken for granted
on any platform.
I would prefer if our glibc provided them.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
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