----- Original Message -----
From: Sun JunXu <Junxu@stripped>
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 1999 12:53 AM
> in mysql--user, can use password("password") ,
> can I use it in a normal table? how can I read out it?
> I used it in a table, when I tried compare this encoded string to string
> "password", result is they are not equal,
It's completely a one way operation, like crypt (if I'm not mistaken).
You need to use MySQL's function:
SELECT name FROM users WHERE name = 'something' AND password =
.. or some variation of that. Does that help? ;)
|• password()||Sun JunXu||16 Sep|
| • Re: password()||Jay J||16 Sep|