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Replace glibc's libcrypt with libxcrypt


There are plans to remove libcrypt from glibc, so we should have a replacement.


  • Name: Björn Esser
  • Email:
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 28
  • Last updated: 2017-11-11
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Benefit to Fedora


  • Proposal owners:
  • Other developers:
  • Release engineering: #Releng issue number (a check of an impact with Release Engineering is needed)
  • Policies and guidelines:
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

How To Test

User Experience


Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: Revert changes and restore glibc's libcrypt
  • Contingency deadline: Completion deadline (testable)
  • Blocks release? Yes
  • Blocks product? none


Release Notes