[Pmwiki-users] Re: Password never accepted

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud
Mon Dec 20 08:55:15 CST 2004

Can you send me your modified pmwiki.php and other files, or at least the 
parts containing crypt() that you changed?  I can package the change into
a cookbook recipe, so that you won't have to worry about applying
this patch to future versions of PmWiki...


On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 09:35:58AM -0600, Mike Harris wrote:
> Hope I'm getting the hang of replying to the appropriate thread.....
> Here's my followup experience re lack of support for crypt function in
> Novell's Netware implementation of PHP (apparently not
> implemented/supported, due to international software export
> laws/concerns?)......
> - Was getting:  "Warning: crypt() is not supported in this PHP
> build..."
> - Tried creating dummy crypt function in config.php as suggested,
>   but then got "Fatal error: Cannot redeclare crypt()....."
>   presumably due to a crypt function already being declared
>   by  scripts\crypt.php
> - So I opted for what appears to be the common fix used in the
>   Netware world....  replacing   crypt(...)  with  md5(...).
>   Rule is, if crypt has more than one argument, keep only the first
>   (md5 will only accept one).
> For discussion of "no crypt, use md5 instead"  in a Novell forum, see
> http://forge.novell.com/modules/xfmod/newsportal/article.php?group_id=1078&msg_id=3206&group=novell.devsup.php
> This appears to work.  Frustrating and not elegant, but it will get me
> going until I can find a non-Netware platform to host PmWiki on.  I
> don't know if this same lack of crypt() occurs in Novell's Linux
> products..... hope not and would guess not, but haven't checked.
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