On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Ian Macdonald defenestrated me:
> 
> Can you show me your output?
> 
> It works for me:
> 
> [ianmacd / foobar]$ irb
> irb(main):001:0> require 'password'
> => true
> irb(main):002:0> "foo".crypt('$1$abcdefgh')
> => "$1$abcdefgh$XxzGe9Muun7wTYbZO4sdr0"
> 
> A smaller salt works, too:
> 
> irb(main):003:0> "foo".crypt('$1$ab')
> => "$1$ab$KdoFYgkGJOZ629oOkVUuD."

  Should they both output the same length digest (128 bit)?
Your second one looks a little short...

-Tom

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