auxprop mysql w/crypt

Igor Brezac igor at
Wed Jun 22 22:48:26 EDT 2005

On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Jim Bartus wrote:

> Igor Brezac wrote:
>> On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Jim Bartus wrote:
>>> Has this patch:
>>> or something like it been merged into cyrus as of 2.1.19?  I'm trying to 
>>> store only password crypts/hashes in my database.
>> No.
> Thanks Igor.  Is there any particular reason why?

It breaks secret based mechs, although cmu folks decide what gets included 
in the distro.

> It would seem to me that 
> not storing plaintext passwords is a Good Thing.
> Is there some better way 
> (saslauthd?) I should be going about it?

Why don't you use the patch?  I suppose you can use saslauthd with 

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