Bug 250078 - Referenced sha1pass not included in rpm
Summary: Referenced sha1pass not included in rpm
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: syslinux   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
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Reported: 2007-07-30 11:48 UTC by Mads Kiilerich
Modified: 2009-03-06 14:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-03-06 14:23:21 UTC
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Description Mads Kiilerich 2007-07-30 11:48:00 UTC
Description of problem:
/usr/share/doc/syslinux-3.36/README.menu says 'use the included Perl script
"sha1pass" to encrypt passwords'. The script is not included in the rpm. A quick
search gives no hint of which tool could be used instead.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 13:30:23 UTC
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
during the development of Fedora 8. In order to refocus our efforts as
a project we are changing the version of this bug to '8'.

If this bug still exists in rawhide, please change the version back to
(If you're unable to change the bug's version, add a comment to the bug
and someone will change it for you.)

Thanks for your help and we apologize for the interruption.

The process we're following is outlined here:

We will be following the process here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping to ensure this
doesn't happen again.

Comment 2 Mads Kiilerich 2008-04-04 13:41:12 UTC
Problem remains in syslinux-3.36-7.fc8

Comment 3 Mads Kiilerich 2008-04-04 13:54:17 UTC
It seems to have been fixed in syslinux-3.61-2 for F9. But the fix creates
conflicts in the spec, so it isn't obvious if it is intended or accidentially:


Comment 4 John Poelstra 2008-04-04 21:28:53 UTC
pjones can you advise re comment#3 ?


Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 03:06:05 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 6 Mads Kiilerich 2008-05-27 22:16:32 UTC
If md5pass is included intentionally then the package needs an dependency to

In Fedora 9 with syslinux-3.61-2.fc9.i386:

[mk@localhost tmp]$ md5pass foo
Can't locate Crypt/PasswdMD5.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
/usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.7 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.6
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.7 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.6
/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.5 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl .) at
/usr/bin/md5pass line 4.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/bin/md5pass line 4.

# yum install /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/
Installed: perl-Crypt-PasswdMD5.noarch 0:1.3-3.fc9

[mk@localhost tmp]$ md5pass foo

Comment 7 Mads Kiilerich 2009-03-06 14:23:21 UTC
The primary problem is solved with syslinux-3.73-2.fc11.i586

The missing dependencies from comment #6 is tracked in Bug 465299 


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