Bug 1004915 - htpasswd: BCRYPT algorithm not supported on this platform
htpasswd: BCRYPT algorithm not supported on this platform
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rahul Sundaram
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-09-05 14:04 EDT by JannikV
Modified: 2014-01-24 06:46 EST (History)
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Description JannikV 2013-09-05 14:04:04 EDT
Description of problem:
htpasswd can't hash with bcrypt

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 19 (x86_64)
bcrypt 1.1-8.fc19
httpd-tools 2.4.6-2.fc19

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install apache and bcrypt
2. try to use htpasswd with bcrypt

Actual results:

$ yum list bcrypt
Loaded plugins: auto-update-debuginfo, langpacks, refresh-packagekit
Installed Packages
bcrypt.x86_64                                        1.1-8.fc19                                        @fedora

$ htpasswd -nB yourName
htpasswd: BCRYPT algorithm not supported on this platform

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You know what I mean?!
Comment 1 Mat Booth 2013-11-14 10:54:09 EST
I see this too.

It is probably a problem with httpd not compiling in support rather than a problem with bcrypt.

Consider moving the bug to the httpd component.
Comment 2 JannikV 2013-11-14 11:17:17 EST
Comment 3 JannikV 2014-01-24 06:46:31 EST
Just tested it again and it works fine now. I'll close this bug.

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