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  • Fedora 28 Looking To Replace Glibc's libcrypt With libxcrypt

    Phoronix: Fedora 28 Looking To Replace Glibc's libcrypt With libxcrypt

    As upstream Glibc is working on deprecating libcrypt for its eventual removal from the codebase, Fedora developers are looking at using libxcrypt for their hashing/encoding crypto library...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ibxcrypt-Plans

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    First it's the RPC stuff (obsoleted by libtirpc), then libnsl and NIS stuff (obsoleted by libtirpc-enabled libnsl and friends), and now libcrypt. I wonder what's the next one to be replaced. If this trend continues, glibc will eventually get fully replaced.

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