[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 1/3] system cfg: update mkpasswd SHA option txt

Matt Weber matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com
Thu Dec 6 02:06:27 UTC 2018


This patch drops the comment about checking the C libraries version as
they now all support it by default
    glibc 2.7+
    uclibc (bdd8362a88 package/uclibc: defconfig: enable sha-256...)
    musl 1.1.14+

Reviewed-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
Cc: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
Signed-off-by: Matthew Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com>
---
Changes
v1 -> v2
[Yann
 - Suggest this patch content is split out from the change of default
   method to SHA256
 - then -> than in help text
---
 system/Config.in | 12 ++----------
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/system/Config.in b/system/Config.in
index 9e34f11..e33568f 100644
--- a/system/Config.in
+++ b/system/Config.in
@@ -81,20 +81,12 @@ config BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_PASSWD_MD5
 config BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_PASSWD_SHA256
 	bool "sha-256"
 	help
-	  Use SHA256 to encode passwords.
-
-	  Very strong, but not ubiquitous, although available in glibc
-	  for some time now. Choose only if you are sure your C library
-	  understands SHA256 passwords.
+	  Use SHA256 to encode passwords which is stronger than MD5.
 
 config BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_PASSWD_SHA512
 	bool "sha-512"
 	help
-	  Use SHA512 to encode passwords.
-
-	  Extremely strong, but not ubiquitous, although available in
-	  glibc for some time now. Choose only if you are sure your C
-	  library understands SHA512 passwords.
+	  Use SHA512 to encode passwords which is stronger than SHA256
 
 endchoice # Passwd encoding
 
-- 
1.9.1



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